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657 drug packages seized in Dominican Republic

Christian Fernsby |
The National Drug Control Directorate, with the support of Dominican Navy, intelligence agencies and coordinated by the Public Ministry on Tuesday seized 675 packages of cocaine.

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The seizure took place close to the coast of San Pedro de Macorís province, as authorities intercepted a speedboat stemming from South America.

3 Dominicans and 1 Venezuelan were arrested, while other members who tried to introduce the cocaine packages in Dominican territory were also detained.

Plus, 15 fuel cylinders, 2 outboard motors, radio navigation equipment and a nine millimeter pistol, with one magazine and 5 capsules were also seized.

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