Estonian cocaine smugglers caught on Latvian border

The Customs Police of the Latvian State Revenue Service (VID) has caught two residents of Estonian with about a kilogram of cocaine in their car in October this year, the VID told BNS Friday.

After receiving information about possible drug trafficking, the Customs Police officers stopped a Nissan car with Estonian plates at the Ainaži checkpoint on the Latvian-Estonian border.

Altogether 821 grams of cocaine were found in the car.

There were two people in the car – a 46-year-old man, who is a non-citizen of Estonia, and a 25-year-old Estonian woman. Criminal proceedings have been started, and the man has been put behind bars.

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