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Man From Spain Arrested In Bali After Receiving Drugs In The Mail

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A Spanish man has been arrested in Bali after being mailed cocaine that he intended to sell on the island.

39-year-old, Jose Migel Blanco Galvez was arrested in front of Lion Parcel Office on Jalan Uluwatu 1 Number 52 Jimbaran, South Kuta on Saturday Sept 5th 2020.

Jose was arrested when he attempted to receive a package in the mail that had cocaine inside. 

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Bali Vice Director of Drug Handling, I Putu Yuni Setiawan said that the cocaine and hashish had been delivered from a friend of the suspect through Lion Parcel in Spain.

“Jose admitted that he planned on selling the drugs within Bali”, Setiawan said during an interview.

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According to the investigation, Jose had been living in Jimbaran, South Kuta where police also found ecstasy pills and hashish at his rental home. 

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“There, the team found 3 packages of black lumps suspected of containing Hashish-type narcotic with a total weight of 19.84 grams net which were placed on a wooden table in the perpetrator’s bedroom,” explained a police officer who was at the scene.

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