Police have cracked down on a criminal organization coordinating drug shipments through the ports of Guas and El Oro. Photo: Courtesy-Police.

A Criminal groupPresumably Dedicated to drug shipments, It was Isolated Early this Wednesday, June 1, 2022, in Gold. It happened during an operation by the Transnational Crimes Investigation Unit.

Agents in this operation Seven people were arrested Age between 32 and 49 years. None of the suspects have a criminal record.

Uniform bearers also carried out operations in this intervention Eight estates El Orote. There They seized 21 rounds of ammunition, 10 cell phones and a firearms magazine.

After a year of investigation, police agents determine that the crime was coordinated Drug shipments by sea From the ports of Guas and El Oro.

According to the first investigation, Export products contaminated with drugs Chile and the United States were the destinations for illegal shipments like bananas.

“Information has been exchanged with the Chilean Investigative Police and the United States Department of Security HSI since 2020,” he said. Alan MoonDirector General of Research.

The police chief explained that the Ecuadorian police had exchanged information About half a ton of cocaine and marijuana were seized.

“After the operation GoldWe broke down Internal Criminal GroupCombined with the Chilean police and the United States Department of Homeland Security. They have sent alkaloids by sea through vessels designated for different countries, “the police said on their social network.

He also released a video showing a police raid on real estate in the province. Seen wearing uniform They entered a house wearing bulletproof vests, helmets and weapons. They immediately repressed the suspects in the building.


From January to May 28, 2022, the police seized 90 tons of medicine On a national scale, on the other hand, at the same time last year 57 tons have been seized.


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