Ecuador: yacht passed through Galapagos detained near Mexico, 4 tons of cocaine

Posted on May 9, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Ecuador, Mexico, Police/Military Activity reported that Manuel de Jesus Acosta Alvarado, Mexican apprehended Monday in the canton Santa Rosa, El Oro, in a police operation called Flurry, would be the head of a criminal drug-trafficking gang linked to the Sinaloa cartel, which last January was operating in the country and relationship with his countrymen would arrested on May 2nd aboard the yacht Green Onion, Mexican flag, with four tons of cocaine and had been in transit in the Galapagos Islands. This was announced by the Interior Ministry yesterday on its website, which also specifies that the apprehension of Mexicans Juan Carlos L., Jose Pardo D. and Manuel M. Ch aboard the yacht Green Onion to 377 nautical miles south of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, came after they were found by the U.S. Coast Guard helicopter Steadfast. Read Article

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