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Drug agents arrest Israeli citizen with 8 kilos of cocaine

January 11, 2021

Agents with the Drug Control Police (PCD) arrested an Israeli citizen found with more than eight kilograms of cocaine, $5,600 in cash and a 9mm pistol in his Mercedes-Benz on Friday night near the Real Cariari commercial center, in Belén of Heredia, according a report issued by the Public Security Ministry.

The Israeli citizen was apprehended in his car with 8 kg and 360 grams of cocaine, the pistol and the cash, the report said.

Agents seized the car and contraband and took the man into custody where, according to the report, he could face international drug trafficking charges.

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