HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — Danish police say they have arrested 27 people for suspected drug smuggling after finding some 100 kilograms of cocaine on a Bahamas-registered cargo vessel plying Danish waters. Copenhagen police said Sunday in a statement that the cocaine was seized during an internationally coordinated bust on Saturday on the container ship Duncan […]
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police were studying Monday how to refloat a submarine believed to be carrying tons of cocaine, which if confirmed would make it the first time such a vessel has been found to be used in drug trafficking in the country. The submarine was intercepted Sunday in an inlet in the northwestern […]
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — European Union police agency Europol says an international operation has smashed a Balkan crime ring that transported cocaine from South America to Europe in private planes. Europol announced Thursday the operation led to 11 arrests in Europe and five in Asia along with the seizure of more than a ton […]
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — For the second time in 12 months, Portuguese police discovered a large stash of cocaine concealed in a shipment of bananas from Latin America. This time the haul was 825 kilograms with a street value of more than 30 million euros ($33 million). Last year, the seizure was 430 kilograms and […]
A Jacksonville-based Coast Guard crew intercepted a submarine carrying roughly 12,000 pounds of cocaine, worth over $165 million, in the Eastern Pacific early Tuesday morning.
A 40-year-old man was arrested on multiple drug charges after a narcotics investigation in New London on Tuesday.
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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister says the nation’s security services have foiled a $517 million (467 million euros) plan to smuggle Columbian cocaine to Europe. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Thursday that it was the biggest drug smuggling scheme thwarted in democratic Poland’s 30-year history. He said officers from the state police and […]
MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say a homemade submarine abandoned off the country’s northwest coast had 3 metric tons of cocaine on board. National police and the finance ministry said in a statement Wednesday that it is the first-time drug smugglers have attempted to use a submarine in Europe. They said using submarines to smuggle […]
A Connecticut man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for his role in a cocaine distribution ring that was run out of prison by another man.