Manaus, Brazil: Military Police Officer Detained for Drug Trafficking

Posted on August 3, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Corruption, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity

Terra reported on August 1, 2013 that corporal military police officer of Amazonas, Tony Cleoson Alencar Ladislaus, was detained after police seized marijuana, cocaine base paste, and weapons in his house in Manaus. The civil police report the officer has been under investigation for a year and that he used an ice cream shop as his location to transport drugs. In addition,police arrested a woman accused of selling drugs to the officer. Read Article

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