This Wednesday afternoon, in the northern area of Isla Grande Costa Arriba de Colón, the National Aeronaval Service (SENAN), managed to intervene and secure a speedboat, the seizure of 126 packages of alleged drugs and the arrest of 3 individuals. .
“During the pursuit, one of the crew members jumps into the sea, fleeing, so naval resources remain on the perimeter in order to locate the subject,” said Major Jairo Hernández, head of the 3rd Naval Air Zone. Colon. This operation was the result of a joint task with the Drug Prosecutor’s Office of Colón and Guna Yala and the support of the Colombian Navy, within the framework of Operation Alfil and Operation Caribe 2-Phase 4.
The vessel, the crew members and the alleged illegal substance were transferred to the Almirante-Cristóbal-Colon naval base, in Sherman, where 3,152 packages of alleged illegal substance were recorded, yet to be determined.
“During the period from 2022 to date, the Naval Air Service, through the execution of 43 operations, has achieved the total seizure of 37,785 packages of illicit substances,” emphasized Major Hernández.
With information from Nancy Pretto