Another Cocaine Bust for Colombian Navy and National Police

August 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – In a search and control operation, the Colombian Navy, in coordination with the National Police, seized a ton of cocaine hydrochloride during an inspection at a port dock in Santa Marta.

According to information from Naval Intelligence and in coordination with the National Anti-Narcotics Police, an inspection was carried out on a container belonging to the “MAERKS” Company, which was located in a port dock in the city, finding 1,000 rectangular packages containing substances inside. illicit.

Officials of the Judicial Police of the Anti-Narcotics Directorate carried out the Approved Preliminary Identification Test – PIPH to the seized material, yielding a positive result for cocaine hydrochloride.

The container coming from Turbo – Antioquia, made a stopover at a port dock in Santa Marta, where it was later to be loaded onto a ship that was heading to the city of Antwerp – Belgium, the destination where the cocaine would presumably be sold.

Thanks to the information provided by the Colombian Navy and the timely reaction of the Santa Marta Coast Guard Station in coordination with the National Anti-Narcotics Police, it was possible to hit the financial structures of drug trafficking organizations that commit crimes in the country. Colombian Caribbean, avoiding that nearly 30 million dollars will enter the coffers of drug trafficking organizations.

The Public Force will continue to develop joint, coordinated and interagency operations that allow the dismantling of illegal organizations at the service of drug trafficking while ratifying its frontal fight against all criminal modalities that seek to make illegal use of maritime communication routes in the Colombian Caribbean.

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