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Cocaine found stuffed in banana crate shipped from Colombia

The drugs were discovered at a Coop supermarket chain in Aarhus, apparently having been forgotten by drug smugglers.
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A large shipment of cocaine was discovered in a crate of bananas at a Coop supermarket chain in Aarhus, apparently having been forgotten by drug smugglers. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Think you had a bad week? A Colombian drug dealer had a worse one.

Danish supermarket employees reportedly found a stash of 220 pounds of cocaine in a crate of bananas last week.

The drugs were discovered at a Coop supermarket chain in Aarhus, apparently having been forgotten by drug smugglers.

Another shipment was found Wednesday in a storage facility outside Copenhagen.

It is unclear what the street value of the shipments were but it sounds like enough for someone to be in serious trouble for not doing their job.

There have been no arrests but the supermarket has been in touch with its Colombian supplier over the incident.

This isn't the first time bananas have been used to transport cocaine.

Just last week Spanish police reportedly seized hundreds of pounds of cocaine in a shipment in the northwestern port of Marin.

The shipment had come from Costa Rica and was valued at $5.4 million.

No arrests have been made.

Also, in January 2010, 175 pounds of cocaine was found in a box of bananas in Spain.

The fruits had been shipped from Ecuador and Ivory Coast, reported the BBC.

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