17 sacks of cocaine discovered in Nicaragua; Navy seizes speedboat

Posted on July 16, 2012 • Filed under: Conflicts, Crime, Drug Activity, Nicaragua, Police/Military Activity

The Navy in Nicaragua discovered 17 sacks of cocaine on a speedboat in the Sandy Bay Sirpi area. According to Zona Franca, four narco-traffickers were occupying the boat and fled when they saw Navy officials approaching. Once the boat was intercepted, the unidentified individuals fired shots, though none were struck. Authorities found and seized fuel, cellular phones, masks, life jackets, night vision jackets, and other items. The search for the missing suspects is ongoing. Read Article

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