As far as drug-smuggling plans move, this one in all likelihood ought to have been long past over with a fine-toothed comb.
A Colombian guy seeking to sneak more than a pound of cocaine into Spain was stuck with the package (poorly) hidden underneath his toupee, a Spanish police legitimate told NPR.
The more deliver-on bag became taped to the top of 65-yr-old guy’s head, creating a completely bizarre lewk as he disembarked from a flight arriving in Barcelona from Bogota.
The National Police said it wasn’t always the Snooki-like bump that gave him away — he had tried to conceal it underneath a hat — but alternatively his lack of kick back.
The unidentified guy, who changed into wearing a blue-and-white collared shirt and matching blue vest, changed into behaving suspiciously as he made his manner thru El Prat airport remaining month.
“His toupee become very curious, but the dealers there have a variety of expertise and that they pay attention to humans’s attitude,” the National Police told La Vanguardia. “His anxiousness turned into very great as he become about to pass the security checkpoint.”
It did not take lengthy to discover the stash containing 503 grams of cocaine, which police anticipated could be well worth approximately 30,000 euros — extra than $33,000 U.S.
The drug-in-a-rug tale is not over: The harried drug mule has been charged with “a crime towards public fitness” and is being held by way of the Judicial Authority, the national police said.