Local October 14, 2019 | 4:08 pm

Antinarcotics seizes 599 kilos of alleged cocaine

Santo Domingo.- The National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD) on Monday said it seized 599 packages of alleged cocaine from Colombia in an operation at sea, near Puerto Caucedo .

DNCD spokeswoman Josefina Capellán said the drug was hidden inside 24 bales.

She added that during the operation three Dominicans from La Altagracia province were arrested.

The fishing boat Aquarium was detected, about 105 miles south of Punta Caucedo by a Super Tucano aircraft, of the Dominican Air Force.