Friday 24 September 2021

Tico arrested in Nicaragua with 35 kg of cocaine

Drugs were in a hidden compartment containing 32 rectangular packages, which subsequently tested positive for cocaine

Paying the bills


Legislators to begin discussion on reducing the 2022 Marchamo this Monday

QCOSTARICA - The political fractions, except that of the...

No National Census in 2022!

QCOSTARICA - The Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos...

Seven drivers a day go to the Prosecutor’s Office for driving drunk

QCOSTARICA - Every day, seven drunk drivers are referred...

Costa Rica has the lowest inflation in the region

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica registered the lowest inflation in...

11 benefits of e-learning

Whether you struggle to learn in a traditional educational...

Will Paul Chaplet ever fly the flag for Costa Rica on the PGA Tour?

Life comes at you fast when you’re a teen...

What Are the Best Costa Rican Players in the MX League?

The Primera División de México, better known as Liga...
Paying the bills


HQ – The Nicaraguan National Police reported the arrest of a Costa Rican named Fernández Vargas, 43 years old, at the El Guasaule border police post in Somotillo de Chinandega, on Friday, August 13, at 9:30 am, when he was driving a truck carrying 35 kilos of cocaine.

Costa Rican detained with 35 kg of cocaine in Nicaragua

The drugs, according to the report released on Monday, is valued at US$875,000.

- Advertisement -

Fernández was driving a Freightliner with the Costa Rican license plate C148238.

The Nicaraguan Chief Commissioner, César Cuadra, explained in a press conference on Monday that “in an inspection carried out on the trailer, a hidden compartment was detected, finding 32 rectangular packages, wrapped with adhesive tape with a white substance.”

Cuadra commented that the field test was positive for cocaine.

According to the Nicaraguan Police, cocaine particles were found in the vehicle, clothing, and hands of the detainee.

Authorities did not explain if the tractor-trailer had left Costa Rican territory and was traveling loaded with other legal products or if it was empty or headed back to Costa Rica.

- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Q Costa Rica
Reports by QCR staff

Related Articles

US State Dept. providing drones, training to Costa Rica’s anti-drug effort

The U.S. State Department says it plans on supplying Skydio drones...

OIJ Bust Narco Network

QCOSTARICA - Some 40 early Tuesday morning raids by the Organismo...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.