Dominican Republic 1,098 kilos cocaine bust year's biggest (Update)
DominicanToday.com – The National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) last night seized 333 packages of cocaine, weighing approximately 336 kilos that would be sent to France via the Caucedo Multimodal Port, camouflaged in medical equipment, said the drug agency.

 

According to the report released by DNCD chief Rolando Rosado, this is the biggest drug bust in Dominican Republic this year.

Rosado said the drug found in the marine terminal would be out of the country in a container shipped by a company with headquarters in La Romana.

The container where the drug was distributed on nine suitcases has the number SUDU7522562 and would be mounted on the motor vessel Columba to be shipped to the port of Le Havre, France, a city in Upper Normandy.

 

UPDATE

Cali Cartel has to come here to make its deals, antinarcotics chief says

National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) president Rolando Rosado revealed Tuesday that the 1,098 kilos of cocaine seized in the Santo Domingo East sector Alma Rosa belonged to the Cali Cartel, of Colombia.

The official also affirmed that the drug shipment was in transit through the country.

Rosado said the narcotics trafficking structure of the Colombians in Dominican Republic has been dismantled, for which the drugs’ owners themselves come to the country to conduct the transactions.

The DNCD chief made the announcement while taking part in a conference on criminal analysis and the use of information to prevent crime, with the presence of Cali, Colombia Police commander Miguel Angel Bojacá, and other local senior officials.

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