Posting Naughty Packages

AND correosit appears that he optimistically sent half a kilo of hashish to wing its way to foreign lands… but it got as far as the city of Granada where the provincial Post Office where the Centro de Tratamiento Automatizado (CTA) de Correos singled it out.

As protocol dictates in these circumstances they informed the Guardia Civil post in Almuñécar who came and picked it up. Armed with judicial authorisation they opened the package and found 503 grammes of hashish.

Not being a complete lunatic, the sender used a false return address; the name corresponded to a little girl and the address was a street name that didn’t exist. However, he was rumbled because he used his real signature on the postal form.

Dear Almuñécar has a history of being the departure point of pungent packages destined for Italy, the UK, France and Alemania, although most end up in the main post office in Granada, victims of the post scanner.

(News: Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

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