British police find 900 pounds of cocaine worth 44 million dollars in cargo with onion rings

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British Authorities busted a truck driver with more than 900 pounds off cocaine hidden in a shipment of frozen onion rings this week, the UK National Crime Agency announced.

Border Patrol officers stopped the transport on Thursday in the British incoming zone Coquelles, France. The cargo of 921 pounds has a street value of more than 44 million dollars.

The cocaine consignment was hidden in a consignment with frozen onion rings.

The cocaine consignment was hidden in a consignment with frozen onion rings.
(Criminal authority)

Piotr Perzenowski, a 30-year-old man from Poland, is charged with smuggling Class A drugs.

“This was a really significant amount of drugs taken out of circulation,” the National Crime Agency Branch Commander said and Mark Howes in a statement.

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“The seizure will deprive [organized] criminal group responsible for those with profit, which would have led to more violations. “

The $ 44 million bust comes on the heels of another recent crackdown on drug trafficking rings in Europe.

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Portuguese police seized five tons of cocaine from a yacht in the Atlantic last month. Also American and European law enforcement officials dismantled a massive network for drug smuggling of dark networks in October, resulting in the arrest of more than 150 people and the seizure of hundreds of pounds of various drugs.