Colombian Navy, aided by US agency seizes one ton of cocaine

In a coordinated operation between the Colombian Navy, the Narcotics Division of the National Police and the Attorney General’s Office a cocaine shipment was found in the Colombian port city Cartagena.

This operation was supported by the United States agency Homeland Security Investigations, an investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security.

The shipment, distributed in 51 packages, was found inside a 20-foot container located on the pier Contecar, which was bound for Belgium. Colombian Coast Guard members, the narcotics police and the prosecution made the discovery.

Colombian Navy also said that the local community helped realize the interception by providing valuable information.

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