Colombian Navy and National Police seize more than 600 kilos of Cocaine in Santa Marta

October 13, 2018 (Google Translation) – In a coordinated operation of patrolling and inspection of motor ships, Coast Guard units of the National Navy and the Judicial Police, seized 608 kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride that were in a container inside a motorboat located in the Port Society of the city of Santa Marta, in the department of Magdalena.

The units of the National Navy and the Judicial Police, during the inspection of the motorboat named “HAMMONIA HUSUM”, with registration 9326835 and the flag of Monrovia, which was docked at Pier No. 2 of the Port Society of Santa Marta, They found 24 packages located in a container, which after the Initial Pre-Approved Initial Test (PIPH) conducted by the Judicial Police, resulted in a positive result for cocaine hydrochloride.

The drug seized belonged to the organized criminal group known as the “Gulf Clan” and apparently would be sent to Europe, through the ‘contamination’ of the containers. The alkaloid was placed at the disposal of the Judicial Police of the Anti-Narcotics Directorate of Santa Marta and during the inspection no captures were presented.