Crime is called pig rustling

Police said a crook threatened a taxi driver and made him put a dead prized pig in the trunk of his vehicle.

Rustled pig was not hard to find once officers opened the trunk. Photo: Ministerio de Governación, Policía y Seguridad Público photo

The plan was busted up by police who became suspicious and stopped the vehicle. The arrest happened in Zarcero Thursday.

The officers also found knives and a machete that could be used in butchering. The adult pig was a top specimen, police said the owner told them when they located him.

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