The amazing story of the Cocaine Bear — a bear who ate 34 kilos of smuggled cocaine
The story of drug smuggling has a lot of amazing occasions, but the case of Coca Bears — one of the most impressive. He became a local legend, after more than 30 pounds of drugs, smuggler dropped in the middle of a forest in Georgia. Unfortunately, the poor animal died from an overdose, but his effigy is still recalls the strange events that occurred in the 80‑ies. Read the story of the bear who became the party's high-profile cases of drug-further in our article.
When the pathologists cut open the stomach of the 80-pound bear, then gasped in surprise, where they found a huge amount of cocaine, worth millions. Animal ate 34 kg of drugs and died of an overdose. They found him in the middle of a National Park Chattahoochee-Oconee in Georgia.
Find poisoned the bear was tied up with even more bizarre case that occurred three months earlier. Then from heaven fell a smuggler, to which was attached the packets of cocaine, worth $ 15 million. They found Andrew Thornton (Andrew Thornton), a former COP and a lawyer. His body with unopened parachute behind was found on the road in Tennessee.
In addition to drugs, the deceased found thousands of dollars in cash and two guns. He was wearing night vision goggles, a bulletproof vest and loafers by Gucci. Later, investigators found that Andrew jumped off the plane and threw several bags of cocaine, one of which found a bear.
The poor beast, who died of a drug overdose, called the Cocaine Bear. His story has become a legend, and now it is going to be a movie. Amazing events that are associated with the strange death of markoparabucki and the bear for 160 km from his fall, is truly unique.
Andrew Thorton had almost reached the final goal-the delivery of drugs, when it suffered an evil fate. Flying from Columbia, he went through the bags of cocaine over Georgia. Then the offender jumped in with the rest of the product is tied to his belt. The helicopter left on autopilot crashed in the mountains in Northern California. According to the judgment, Thornton hit his head on the tail of the helicopter was not able to open the parachute to land.
Investigators believe that the smuggler after landing was supposed to meet with someone. Tracking his path, police found 9 bags of cocaine, and three months later, the tenth package found in the woods a bear.
The medical examiner gave the corpse Cocaine Bears a friend to a Taxidermist, who made it stuffed. Then the bear was put on public display in the tourist center in the National Park. During the fire, which raged in the woods in the ' 90s, the center staff managed to save the effigy of the legendary bear, hiding it in stock. However, the valuable exhibit is stolen and passed to the pawn shop, where he bought a musician Waylon Jennings.
The singer gave the stuffed animal to his friend, and when he died, the Cocaine Bear was sold for $ 200 during the sale of things of the deceased. Bear bought Zhu Tang, the Chinese owner of a pharmacy in Nevada, and set it up as decorations in the store. Neither he nor his wife did not hear the amazing history of this piece, and found out about it only when they were contacted by the owners of the entertainment center Kentucky for Kentucky, wanting to buy a Scarecrow.
Since Cocaine Bear is in the entertainment center in Kentucky, attracting tourists. His story became a legend, impressing everyone who hears it for the first time. It is a pity that the fame of the bear gave a painful death from overdose.
Meanwhile, the hunters caught the bear, who nine months rowdy in the Alps. Tricky bear stealing honey and scare the cows in the Italian town Trione.
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