Hundreds of pounds of cocaine found hidden inside carved out pineapplesBy Mason White 2:57 PM June 3, 2015
|Cocaine stuffed inside carved out pineapples|
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(Scroll down for video) Police seized a large shipment of pineapples after drug dealers hid cocaine inside the fruit, police in Spain said.
Madrid Police said that they have arrested three suspects and seized around 450 pounds of cocaine that had been concealed in a shipment of pineapples that arrived at the port of Algeciras.
The containers have been shipped from a country in Central America. The drugs were hidden inside carefully hollowed pineapples that had been placed in 11 containers.
The cocaine had been covered with a protective layer of yellow wax. Two of the suspects own fruit importing companies in Madrid and Barcelona.
Another container with drugs hidden in pineapples was seized in Antwerp, Belgium, although its final destination was listed as the Netherlands.