Canadians arrested for smuggling cocaine from the DR

Two residents from Ottawa, Canada are facing drug charges for allegedly attempting to smuggle liquid cocaine in rum bottles into Canada.

According to a press release from the RCMP, the pair of travelers arrived at the Ottawa airport on a flight from the Dominican Republic on 7 December 2017. During a secondary examination of their belongings, Canada Border Services Officer found 10 one-liter bottles of rum. A test and a detector dog both showed indications that the liquid in the bottles was suspected to be cocaine.

Two people were charged with importing cocaine and possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and both suspects were released and scheduled to appear in court on 2 January 2018.

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28 December 2017