Amateur Dutch player arrested for drug-trafficking

The Spanish Civil Guard says a football player from the

Netherlands has been arrested on drug-trafficking charges in Las

Palmas.

Spanish news agency Efe reports that the player is Terence

Mateus Koetsier, an amateur in the Feyenoord system, and that he

was arrested in San Bartolome de Tirajana.

Spanish authorities say the player sent more than 55 packages

disguised in flower packets. Dutch police intercepted three of

those for a total of 495 kilograms, while British authorities

seized 140 kilograms.