Local December 18, 2022 | 11:16 am

Firearms, hundreds of ammunition rounds and narcotics seized in tanks shipped from U.S.

Firearms smuggled by the arrested organization. Photo: external source.

Santo Domingo, DR
Police agents assigned to the Special Investigation Division of Transnational Crimes (DEIDET), together with the Customs Intelligence Management (GIA), seized a total of five pistols, 13 magazines, 158 capsules, 40 explosives, 31,550 dollars in cash, and several portions of presumed marijuana, during an operation against an organization dedicated to the smuggling of firearms.

As a result of the information gathered yesterday against the criminal organization and other investigative actions, members of this Division, members of Customs, DNCD teams, and agents of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), in coordination with the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the Preventive Police, went to the province of Barahona, with the purpose of executing the search and arrest warrant No. 2022-TAUT-04862 subscribed by the Courts of Instruction of the Judicial District of Santo Domingo, in their powers of administrative measures.

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Don't be afraid of the truth!
December 18, 2022 1:38 pm

Amazing how defending yourself is a crime in our communist country.

Larry Thomas
December 18, 2022 6:40 pm

When you pray for rain, prepare yourself for the mud.

December 19, 2022 10:56 am

Well, did anyone get arrested???

December 20, 2022 12:52 am
Reply to  Brien

my momma for selling empenadas without the license …she has to go to court in January to answer the charges .. .en la calle 31 oeste en Ensanche Luperon…