|DominicanToday.com – Spanish police arrested thirteen people who belonged to a network that smuggled cocaine from the Dominican Republic. The drug was later falsified and distributed in Barcelona and its metropolitan area.
According to the police report, the network was run by a woman and in the operation, which included the search of 10 homes, were seized 60 kilos of substances used to falsify cocaine, 1.5 kilos of cocaine, 7,200 euros, and other evidence.
The network, composed of persons of Dominican origin, brought the drug from the Dominican Republic in small quantities using "mules" and their luggage. Seven of them are already in prison while the other six have been released after being charged with money laundering and other crimes.