João Pessoa, Brazil: 25 Suspects, Including Inmates Detained for Drug Trafficking

Posted on August 17, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity

Globo reported on August 16, 2013 that 25 people were arrested during Operation Scarface” for drug trafficking in João Pessoa, Paraíba. Five suspects remain escapees. Of the 25 people detained, 20 are inmates. Police report that the gang is accused of interstate drug trafficking, homicide, and conspiracy. The gang is known for killing off their rivals. Read Article

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