Published On: Mon, Oct 31st, 2016

289 Kilos of cocaine, aircraft, and firearms seized

planeWILLEMSTAD - In the night from Saturday to Sunday, around 2:30 pm, two men were arrested in the parking lot at the airport in Curaçao. In their possession, they were caught with 289 kilograms of cocaine, a firearm, gloves, and hats.

A search was carried out on behalf of the Public Prosecutor in a hotel in Otrabanda. The police officers again made some arrests. 7,000 euros were confiscated during the search. The suspects are from Curaçao, Turkey, and Germany.

In connection with this case, the public prosecutor seized a jet at Hato Airport. The two pilots and two passengers were arrested in connection with a further investigation.

Photo credit: Public Prosecution

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