Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil: Police Arrest Notorious Drug Trafficking Gang in Region

Posted on September 27, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity

Globo reported on September 26, 2013 that the police detained 10 suspects of a drug trafficking gang in Mato Grosso do Sul. Among those detained was the leader of the gang; a 21-year old man in a wheelchair. The gang is responsible for murdering members of rival gangs, including that of a 17-year old. They are considered one of the most notorious gangs in the region. This gang is also responsible for stealing R$19,00 at a market. Police managed to seize cellphones, marijuana, cocaine, and seven handguns. Read Article[geo_mash_up]

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