Published On: Tue, Dec 4th, 2012

Three to four hundred drug related cases per year

WILLEMSTAD - The customs at Hato Airport does three to four hundred drug related seizures per year. In 2010, the  airport team had arrested a total of 349 suspects with drugs, this is less than the previous year when 404 suspects were held, according to Norman Serphos, spokesman of the Public Prosecution in Curacao. Most Popular drug is cocaine, there was in 2010, 224,350 ounces seized, in 2009, 350,052 ounces. There is, in comparison with last year, a drug that is on the rise according to customs, namely heroine.

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