Amazonas, Brazil: Suspects Detained for Transporting Drugs in Boat

Posted on July 20, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Colombia, Crime, Drug Activity, Peru, Police/Military Activity

On July 18, 2013, Globo reported that the Federal Police confiscated 100 kilograms of drugs and detained 8 individuals including Brazilians, Peruvians, and Colombians. Police claim the drugs; hydrochloride, cocaine base paste, and marijuana were hidden in a canoe leaving from Peru to Fonte Boa near Manaus, Brazil. The suspects are currently awaiting trial. Read Article

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