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