Rotting Tomatoes and Lithium Grease Mislead Drug Detection Dogs in Argentina

The 408 kilos of cocaine were in a truck and were seized in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, after having circumvented a checkpoint in Salta. The drug bricks, covered with lithium grease, had been placed in the center of the load, entirely surrounded by crates of rotten tomatoes to throw off sniffer dogs.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The "intelligence" data reported that a truck loaded with cocaine had left Colonia Santa Rosa, Argentina, on its way to the province of Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?