“Sol Prendido” for Borderland Beat
Thanks to intelligence work carried out in coordination with the three levels of government, more than 600 kilograms of different narcotics were seized last Monday.
The drugs were seized in a tractor-trailer that came from Tecomán, Colima and was bound for Rosarito, Baja California, and was crewed by two people.
Mexican Army personnel and members of the National Guard, deployed at the Querobabi checkpoint, carried out a search of the unit by means of Full Scan gamma ray equipment, locating 577 plastic wrappers in the load being transported by the vehicle, which contained the drugs inside:
-573 thousand 740 doses of possible methamphetamine, weighing approximately 573 kilograms.
-714,975 tablets of possible fentanyl, weighing approximately 77 kilograms.
-1,390 doses of possible opium gum, weighing approximately one kilogram.
The narcotics, the detainees and the unit were handed over to the corresponding authorities.