The Discovery, Independence. – Army and Environment, dismantled a mafia that trafficked with the aromatic species guaconejo during a raid in which they arrested more than twenty Haitian illegals.
The event occurred in the discovered from the province of Independencia (southwest), seizing more than one hundred tons of the species, organized and prepared to be taken to neighboring Haiti.
According to a note from the Army of the Dominican Republic (ERD) the aromatic stick was found in large piles in kilometers of land known as Boneti de la Descubierta.
A military contingent belonging to the Fifth Infantry Brigade and members of the Environment intercepted the unscrupulous Haitians who were organizing the trip to Haiti.
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In addition to the species, several sacks of rice, seven Garrafones and other belongings were seized.
Years ago, Haitians made up of Dominican businessmen made large amounts of fortune on the shores of the dry forest without any control by transferring hundreds of tons of the species guaconejo.
The aromatic stick is used to extract oils and use it as a raw material that fixes the aroma of the perfume.