Being first is not always a good thing. Ask a man with the last name of Espinal Ramos.
The 52-year-old Costa Rican has been nabbed as the first trucker to be caught carrying cocaine at the Peñas Blanca border crossing in 2013, said the Policía de Control de Drogas.
The drug was hidden in the refrigeration system of the trailer, said police.
The anti-drug police said that they found 30 cases of cocaine smuggling at the border in 2012. Confiscated was nearly three tons of the drug and 29 person were detained.