Thursday, November 18, 2004
Police in Peru announced this week that they seized 700 kilos of cocaine from inside a giant, frozen squid being shipped to the U.S. To avoid canine detection, the perps had covered the drugs with pepper, and then wrapped them in several layers of plastic. Seven individuals were arrested in the case. Police reported that the squid was worth about $17.5 million before it was de-coked. More...
In an unrelated story, Red Lobster Peru announced today that its new "CalamariFest" promotion will be extended through the end of November.