Local, U.S. agents sweep southeastern island, find 8ks of cocaine
SANTO DOMINGO. – Eight bales of cocaine have been found by local and United States authorities so far, foiling a drug trafficking operation near Saona Island, in the country’s southeast.
The drugs were dumped overboard from a speedboat sailing from South America, after pursuit by the authorities, according to an official source quoted by diariolibre.com.
The joint operation with the National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD), the Navy and the US Coast Guard which began Monday night continues today, but there are no arrests thus far.