Police: Implants were filled with cocaine

Dec. 12, 2012 at 2:06 PM

BARCELONA, Spain, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Police in Spain said a woman arrested at a Barcelona airport was hiding more than 2 pounds of cocaine in her breast implants.

Authorities at Barcelona-El Prat Airport said the woman, who had traveled to Spain from Colombia, was seen to have two wounds on the bottom of each breast and she told officers she had recently undergone breast augmentation surgery, Spanish news agency Europa Press reported Wednesday.

The woman was taken to a hospital, where it discovered the implants had been filled with cocaine and some of the drug had entered the woman's bloodstream.

The implants, containing a total of more than 2 pounds of cocaine, were removed.

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