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Locked Up Abroad

Travelers share stories of being arrested in foreign countries. 

6/6/15
03:00 AM
"Caribbean Nightmare"  An exotic dancer and husband are forced at gunpoint to smuggle liguid cocaine and end up in a Caribbean prison when caught.  (Repeat) NGC
6/6/15
04:00 AM
"Spain"  A man, Michael Morey, agrees to smuggle cocaine from Ecuador to Spain to make money to support his family.  (Repeat) NGC
6/6/15
05:00 AM
"My Dad the Smuggler"  Scott Campbell continues the smuggling mission his estranged father started and was arrested for, to Tokyo to raise money to pay for his father's lawyer.  (Repeat) NGC
6/13/15
03:00 AM
"Chechnya"  A couple in Chechnya to help local children is kidnapped by rebels and held in captivity for 14 months.  (Repeat) NGC
6/13/15
04:00 AM
"Colombia"  Colombia's National Liberation Army kidnaps Glen Heggstad, an American on a motorcycle journey through South America.  (Repeat) NGC
6/13/15
05:00 AM
"The Cocaine Trap"  An unemployed man, Stephen Sutton, is offered $15,000 to transport "gold" from Argentina to Australia.  (Repeat) NGC
Locked Up Abroad

Premise
Dream adventures turn into hellish nightmares for the travelers featured in this series, which recounts through first-hand interviews and re-enactments their experiences of being arrested in a foreign country for drug smuggling, and how they coped with the resulting lengthy prison terms.

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.