According to sources in Venezuela, three suitcases were seized and searched and allegedly found to contain false bottoms.
Packed inside, local police claim, were blocks of white powder that have now been sent off for tests but are thought to be cocaine.
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When he did not attend the trial a judge issued a warrant for his arrest.
Mr Makin, who is divorced, served in the Cheshire Regiment until 2002 and a photograph taken on his wedding day to his ex-wife shows him in uniform with a Northern Ireland general service medal.
The opposition says he has morphed into a dictator and accuses his government of using armed civilians to spread violence and fear.
The deaths mean seven people have now been killed during protests in Venezuela this month.