Suspected cocaine smuggler had drugs in fake butt cheeks

By Ben Hooper  |  Feb. 14, 2018 at 3:32 PM
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Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Authorities in Portugal said a man who arrived in the country from Brazil was found to be hiding 2.2 pounds of cocaine in a set of false butt cheeks.

The Portuguese Judicial Police said the Tax and Customs Authority stopped the 32-year-old man at Liston Airport when they determined he was under investigation by the National Anti-Narcotics Trafficking Unit.

The man was searched and officers discovered he was was wearing a false derriere filled with 2.2 pounds of cocaine.

Police said a 40-year-old man who is suspected of being the intended recipient of the drugs were arrested at a train station in Lisbon.

Both men were detained on drug trafficking charges.

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