Colombian Police Seize Shipment of Cocaine Hidden in Coconuts

Colombian police said they seized 176 kg (388 lb) of cocaine dissolved in coconut water at the port of Cartagena as it was en route from the Dominican Republic to Spain.

According to Gen William Rene Salamanca Ramirez, director of the Colombian National Police, the drug traffickers drilled into the coconuts, extracted the water, mixed it with cocaine, and then resealed the coconuts using wood and glue. Credit: General William Rene Salamanca Ramirez via Storyful