Man Uses Rebreather To Smuggle Cocaine Into USA

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Evelio Padilla, 28, pleaded guilty to possession of and intent to distribute a controlled substance on Wednesday after attempting to smuggle 25kg of cocaine into the USA from Mexico in April using a rebreather to disguise the fact he was underwater.

Padilla stands to face up to 20 years in prison when sentencing takes place later this year.






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