Piaui, Brazil: Gang Convicted for Transporting 270kg of Cocaine by Boat

Posted on July 27, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Drug Activity

Globo reported on July 25, 2013 that the Federal Court convicted six people who were arrested last year for transporting 270kg of cocaine by sailboat in in the Port of Trapiche in Luis Correia, Piaui. The suspects were caught by the Federal Police in conjunction with the help of the Brazilian Navy. The men face between 6 and 17 years of imprisonment and are required to pay a daily fine. Read Article

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