Puerto Rico: Three Dominicans Detained with 688 Kilos of Cocaine

Posted on June 20, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity, Puerto Rico, United States

From lainformacion.com on June 18, 2013- Three Dominican citizens were arrested by the U.S. Coast Guard after trying to smuggle 688 kilos of cocaine to the United States via Puerto Rico. The arrests occurred 195 miles south of the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico. The value of the seized drugs was estimated at $24 million. This seizure highlights a developing drug route from Colombia that passes through Venezuela to reach the southern part of Puerto Rico. Read Article

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