1.2 tons cocaine seized along coast of Ecuador

Posted on November 3, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Ecuador, TRAVEL

Seven Colombian and two Ecuadorians have been arrested on suspicion of integrating a drug ring that operated from several farms in the provinces of Manabi and Santa Elena according to vanguardia.com. In a statement, police said the investigation began on October 19 with the arrest of a truck, inside which were found 406.5 kilos of cocaine. That finding led the authorities to deepen the investigations, made several raids and on a farm in the town of Pedernales (Manabi) found about 480 kilos of cocaine. Read Article

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