Maceio, Brazil: Gang Detained for Drug Trafficking and Homicide Charges

Posted on August 10, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity

Globo reported on August 9th, 2013 that the State Group of Combating Criminal Organizations with the help of the Military Police arrested eleven members of a gang suspected of leading drug trafficking activity in Maceio. The gang is also suspected of numerous murders in the area. Police report the gang recruited teenagers to participate in the crime. During the arrest, police confiscated weapons, marijuana, money, and crack cocaine. Read Article

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