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Prison guards catch bird flying cocaine into jail

By Mason White 1:54 PM August 17, 2015
Bird carrying drugs into prison 

By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) Prison guards in Costa Rica, said that they detained a bird that was flying cocaine and other drugs into jails.

The incident unfolded in the La Reforma prison located in San Rafael de Alajuela.

Police said that the detained bird was carrying 14 grams of cocaine and 14 grams of cannabis stuffed inside a bag attached to its body.

According to witnesses at the scene, prison inmates saw the bird flying into the prison around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday. A special team was called to the prison and the bird was captured.

Police took a picture of the bird and it was released by the Department of Justice and Peace as a warning to other drug traffickers.