Brazil Arrests Notorious Cocaine Kingpin — Had surgery to change his face — Evaded police for nearly 30 years

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Rocha, who had undergone surgery to change his face, had evaded police for nearly 30 years.

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The operation was carried out by 150 agents, seizing an estimated $10m worth of luxury cars, aircraft, farms and other property [File AFP]

One of South America’s biggest cocaine kingpins, who evaded police for three decades and even underwent surgery to change his face, has been captured, Brazilian authorities said.

Luiz Carlos da Rocha, nicknamed White Head, was arrested in the western state of Mato Grosso in Sorriso city, the federal police said in a statement on Saturday.

Da Rocha changed his name to Vitor Luiz de Moraes and undergone plastic surgery to successfully dodge police while continuing to run his international drug business.

His alleged right-hand man was also captured at a separate location during the operation in which police said 150 agents carried out 24 raids, seizing an estimated $10m worth…

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