Police discover 130g of cocaine stashed in coffee beans
According to a statement from the Guardia di Finanza financial police on Monday July 20, the disguised cocaine arrived at Milan's Malpensa Airport from Colombia.
The cocaine was reportedly found after the Police opened a parcel which was addressed to a fictional Mafia boss from a Hollywood movie.
The Customs officers at the airport said that they noticed that the intended recipient of the package shared the name of a fictional character- Santino D'Antonio, a Mafia boss in the hollywood action movie John Wick: Chapter 2.
They then decided to check the package and on opening it were surprised at the revelation.
They found more than 500 coffee beans that had been hollowed out, filled with cocaine and resealed using tape.
The Police tracked the package to Italian city, Florence, in search of the intended recipient.
It was gathered that they arrested a 50-year-old Italian man when he came to collect it from a tobacco shop.
The man who lived in the Colombian city of Medellin was already known to police and had previously been arrested on drug related charges.