“Char” for Borderland Beat

This article was translated and reposted from NOROESTE 

Mexican Army personnel located material used for the production of synthetic drugs.

Mexican Army personnel secured possible methamphetamine on a dirt road near the towns of La Constancia, San Miguel de las Mesas, and Solidaridad Campesina, in Culiacan.
The agents conducted ground reconnaissance on the road where they located, hidden in the undergrowth, material used for the production of synthetic drugs.

They then implemented a security device and conducted searches, locating and securing the following:

– 531 kilograms approximately of possible methamphetamine.

– Approximately 1,000 liters of toluene.

– Approximately 600 liters of acetone.

– Approximately 500 liters of hydrochloric acid.

– Approximately 100 liters of isopropyl alcohol.

– 2 organic synthesis reactors (out of service).

– 3 condensers.

The possible drug seized was handed over to the competent authorities so that investigations and expert actions could be carried out to confirm the type and quantity; it should be noted that these actions were carried out in strict compliance with the rule of law.