Ecuador: 140 kilos seized on ship in Guayaquil bound for Europe

Posted on September 16, 2012 • Filed under: Drug Activity, Ecuador

Six security guards hired by the cruise ship Autunm-E were in pretrial detention after-dawn yesterday, it was discovered that one of the containers carrying contained drugs. “They violated the assurances of the load. We found two holsters and two pouches with 128 brick-shaped packages that had a white substance that after field tests were positive for cocaine. The total weight was 142 kilos and 272 grams, “said Monica Rivera, narcotics prosecutor. The official said that in addition to the drug, she found a GPS (Global Positioning System for its acronym in English) allegedly used for people who expected ‘material’, in Europe-could locate smoothly. Read Article

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