Nariño Colombia: processor for coca paste dismantled

Posted on September 8, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity reported that in the last hours, developing military operations carried out in the department of Nariño, troops of the Third Division, assigned to the Southwest Joint Command located and destroyed a crystallizing used for processing coca paste. The discovery was made in the village Manipia Taminango Township, where soldiers from Infantry Battalion No. 9 Battle of Boyacá log out operations and control area.

At the site, belonging to a criminal gang of drug trafficking were seized 5000 liters of acetone, methyl 60 gallons, 55 gallons of thinner, four microwave ovens, two dryers, two pumps, a sealing machine, a gram scale, a distillation tower and a compressor, among other elements. During the military operation, two men were arrested in possession of a revolver, a pistol, 71 rounds of ammunition and two suppliers. Read Article

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