Colombian authorities seize nearly 2 tons of cocaine in flights to Mexico

September 7, 2015 4:47 PM

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BOGOTA, Colombia – Authorities in Colombia and Mexico seized as much as 2 metric tons of cocaine disguised as printer toner in joint operations at the countries' two main airports.

Police in Bogota's El Dorado airport were tipped off when a drug-sniffing dog detected the narcotics hidden in 48 boxes of a 1-metric ton cargo shipment bound for a company in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Authorities alerted their Mexican counterparts, who then found a similar amount sent a few hou...

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