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Latino Daily News

Tuesday January 18, 2011

NarcoPigeon Arrested for Drug Trafficking to Colombian Jailbirds (VIDEO)

NarcoPigeon Arrested for Drug Trafficking to Colombian Jailbirds (VIDEO)

Photo: Narco-Pigeon. Drug Trafficking Pigeon in Colombia

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Police in the city of Bucaramanga who found the bird, said it was unable to fly over the prison wall, weighed down by a heavy mini back pack of sort.  Upon investigation, it was discovered the narcobird was carrying 45 grams of marijuana and some crack cocaine to the Colombian inmates.

“Due to the extra weight, the pigeon was unable to reach its objective inside the prison” said General José Ángel Mendoza, of the metropolitan police.

Police are investigating the case, no arrests have been made so far.

The animal has been turned in to the Environment and Ecology Police force in the city.  It is believed that the narcobird might of been making several trips back and forth bringing drugs to the inmates and was trained by them and accomplices in the city.