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DNCD seizes 461 cocaine packages in Dominican Republic

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DNCD seizes 461 cocaine packages in Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo, Mar 27 (Prensa Latina) The National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD, in Spanish) on Sunday seized 461 packages of cocaine amid a police raid on the coast of the municipality of Boca Chica, Dominican province of Santo Domingo.

According to DNCD, the Navy and Super Tucanos aircraft began the raid by air, sea and land in the eastern part of the country, sighting a seven-meter-long boat intercepted several nautical miles off the coast of Boca Chica.

When boarding the boat, two Dominicans were busted, and 16 cocaine bales, 14 fuel tanks, two outboard motors, radio navigation and communication equipment, life jackets, several buckets, a cooler, and other evidence were seized.

Local authorities said that nearly seven tons of cocaine have been seized in the first three months of 2022.


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