Manaus, Brazil: Seven Suspects Detained, Including Former Police Officer

Posted on August 17, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Corruption, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity

On August 16, 2013 Globo reported that seven people were arrested, once including a former police officer during Operation “Alliance”. The suspects are accused of involvement in drug trafficking activity in the city of Manaus, Amazonas. The investigation began about two months ago in response to complaints by members of the community. During the operation, police seized firearms, ammunition, cash, and drugs. Read Article

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