One ton of cocaine found inside flipped truck in CDMX


A shipment of approximately 475 drug packages was discovered during a road accident by police in Mexico City (CDMX). The incident took place in the Lomas de Sotelo neighborhood , belonging to the Miguel Hidalgo district of Mexico City.

According to a statement issued by the CDMX Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC), the security agents went to help a driver who turned over on Río San Juan Joaquín avenue , near the junction with the Third Ring of Circunvalación. However, when they arrived at the scene they realized that the driver had fled the scene .

“After dealing with the road accident, the SSC OFFICERS SECURed the area to guarantee the work and mobility of the emergency services and vehicular circulation”

CDMX Secretariat of Citizen Security

When carrying out the maneuvers to put the white truck on its four wheels, a package wrapped with adhesive tape fell to the ground, from which a white powder came off, so a big area of ​​the Lomas de Sotelo neighborhood was cordoned off.

“Given this, the SSC personnel carried out the preventive inspection of the vehicle, in accordance with police action protocols”

CDMX Secretariat of Citizen Security

During the inspection in the overturned truck on the Río San Joaquín Avenue, in Lomas de Sotelo, they found 475 packages, each measuring 24 centimeters long by 14 wide, with an approximate weight of 1,200 kilograms of white powder with the characteristics of cocaine.

“After the truck, which contained a shipment of drugs , overturned in Lomas de Sotelo , the Public Ministry agent in the Prosecutor’s Office for the Investigation of the Crime of Narcomenudeo was notified, he helped to carry out the proceedings of the case and facilitate the work of the experts and the personnel of the Heroic Fire Department on Río San Joaquín avenue “

CDMX Secretariat of Citizen Security

The SSC and the Attorney General’s Office (FGJ) of the CDMX began the investigations to analyze the images captured by the video surveillance cameras in the Lomas de Sotelo neighborhood; in order to identify and locate the driver involved in the accident.

Source: UNO TV

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