• Costa Rica Real Estate
  • Costa Rica Coffee Guide

NFL player arrested in Costa Rica after attempting to bring marijuana into country

March 24, 2018

U.S. athlete Duron Harmon, of the New England Patriots, was arrested Friday in Costa Rica and expelled from the country after he attempted to enter Costa Rica carrying marijuana, according to the Ministry of Public Security.

A news release from the Ministry indicated that the athlete was found with 58 grams of marijuana, three pipes with cannabis oil, and four glass containers with compressed marijuana.

Harmon was returned to the United States. He had arrived in Costa Rica from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Harmon’s arrest took place on Friday afternoon after a routine luggage check on flights arriving from the United States. The Costa Rican control agents found the drugs hidden in a beverage can, the statement said.

You may be interested

LATAM, Latin America’s largest airline, files for bankruptcy in US
Airlines
18 views
Airlines
18 views

LATAM, Latin America’s largest airline, files for bankruptcy in US

Miguel SANCHEZ / AFP - May 27, 2020

Shares in Latin America's largest airline plunged on the New York and Santiago stock exchanges on Tuesday after LATAM filed…

Costa Rica adds 28 new coronavirus cases; Health Ministry says Nicaragua is a risk factor
Costa Rica
19933 views
Costa Rica
19933 views

Costa Rica adds 28 new coronavirus cases; Health Ministry says Nicaragua is a risk factor

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 27, 2020

Costa Rica confirmed 28 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 984 cumulative known cases, the Health…

Costa Rica dental tourism clinic ranked among best in the world
Dental Tourism
2108 views
Dental Tourism
2108 views

Costa Rica dental tourism clinic ranked among best in the world

Patrick Goodness / Goodness Dental - May 27, 2020

Costa Rica is consistently ranked as one of the top global dental tourism destinations. The quality of dental care found…