14 Sep, 2020 @ 11:55
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British expat caught sending cocaine and LSD to US in post from Spain’s Costa del Sol

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A BRITISH expat has been arrested for allegedly sending drugs to the US in the post.

According to Policia Nacional, the 49-year-old was regularly posting cocaine and LSD while claiming they were key rings or greeting cards. 

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HAUL: Drugs stopped by investigators at post office in Fuengirola

The Brit was sending the packages from Fuengirola and was rumbled when the post office suspected some of his parcels. 

After obtaining a warrant to open them, investigators confirmed they were hiding drugs and a wider probe was launched to track down the sender. 

Police were able to seize 1.8kg of cocaine and 202 units of LSD.

The Brit has been sent to prison ahead of trial and is charged with drug trafficking.

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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