Tip to police helps them locate truck carrying coke

Anti-drug police show where packages were hidden. Photo: Ministerio de Gobernación, Policía y Seguridad Pública

Someone tipped off police that a truck driver was carrying a load of cocaine. Fuerza Pública officers set up a checkpoint in Miramar de Puntarenas and quickly located a vehicle driven by a man with the last names of Valverde Tenorio. He is 40.

Agents of the Policía de Control de Drogas and the Judicial Investigating Organization located some 378 kilos of cocaine hidden in the front wall of the truck cargo compartment.

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