Bread-handed! Cabbie accused of smuggling cocaine sarnie into police station

A taxi driver delivers a surprising package to a police station: cocaine-filled sandwiches. An unusual arrest unfolds in Argentina.
A taxi driver delivers a surprising package to a police station: cocaine-filled sandwiches. An unusual arrest unfolds in Argentina.
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A cabbie has been accused of smuggling a cocaine sandwich into a police station..

The 59-year-old taxi driver had turned up at the precinct unannounced.

When asked why he had come, he told officers he wanted to deliver two salami and cheese sarnies to a man being held there.

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The intended recipient of the baps was in custody at the nick in Berisso, near Buenos Aires, Argentina, on charges of robbery and of being part of a cover-up operation.

A taxi driver delivers a surprising package to a police station: cocaine-filled sandwiches. An unusual arrest unfolds in Argentina.
The taxi driver who was arrested. (Picture: Jam Press)

Officers inspected the package the man had brought and opened up the butties inside it.

They were baffled when they spotted a round, white object about the size of a meatball inside one of the snacks.

It was pressed into a baguette half smothered in a sauce that looks like mustard or mayo.

They inspected the suspicious item and observed that it was a white substance wrapped in a nylon bag.

They performed biological tests on the substance, revealing it to be 3.1g of cocaine.

A taxi driver delivers a surprising package to a police station: cocaine-filled sandwiches. An unusual arrest unfolds in Argentina.
The cocaine that was inside the sandwich. (Picture: Jam Press)

The man was arrested and his mobile phone and the drug-filled grub were seized, as reported on Need To Know.

The investigation continues.

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