Local November 6, 2014 | 12:32 pm

Local, U.S. agents seize drugs on container ship again

Santo Domingo.- The National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) on Thursday announced the confiscation of 72 bricks presumably cocaine or heroin in a car shipped in a container from Panama to Haina Port.

DNCD spokesman Dario Medrano said the packages seized in a joint operation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) were inside a Nissan Sentra car with Panama plates, wrapped in plastic bags hidden in a fake floor.

He said the car with the drug was found in a container aboard the ship Conti Elektra, as part of a search by DNCD agents accompanied by Santo Domingo province assistant DA Leydi Figueroa.

The DNCD had also confiscated drugs in a container aboard the Conti Elektra on Sept. 25.

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