Police find thousands of pounds of cocaine hidden in pineapples

9 people were arrested

By Samantha Fischer
Policia Nacional via CNN

Spanish and Portuguese police seized more than 1642 pounds (745 kilos) of cocaine that were hidden in pineapples from South America.

Spanish and Portuguese police seized more than 1642 pounds (745 kilos) of cocaine that were hidden in pineapples from South America.

The Spanish National Police made the announcement in a tweet on Wednesday.

Nine people were arrested in the joint, 10-month operation between the two nations to seize the pineapples. The investigation found the international smuggling ring was led by Colombians.

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