Manabi, Ecuador: Police Find Cocaine Lab

Posted on August 1, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Ecuador, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity reports Ecuadorian police discovered a lab dedicated to cocaine preparation today, Monday August 1st in an undercover operation in the province of Manabi. Officers say members of the Anti-Narcotics unit found the lab in a house in the zone of Montecristi. An unidentified officer says one person was arrested while weapons and chemicals were confiscated. Officials say this is the fourth cocaine laboratory discovered in the Manabi province in recent months. Since July 5th, Anti-Narcotic police say they have confiscated 11.3 tons of drugs, mostly cocaine. Officials report this is 10% more than police confiscated in 2010.Read Article

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