A 73-year-old man arrested for cocaine possession in south Tenerife
A 73-year-old man has been arrested in South Tenerife for cocaine passion according to a statement by the National Police. The man was arrested by agents of the National Police who are part of a department to prevent the consumption and sale of narcotic substances (the UPR).
The man was arrested after his car was stopped where he was found in possession of cocaine. According to police reports, the elderly Italian man who has a previous police record tried to hide an object in the area of his waist.
The elderly man was found with more than 10 grams of cocaine which were divided into 5 small bags. He was taken by the National police officers to the police station in Playa Las Americas. After giving a statement, he was then handed over to the competent judicial authority.