Authorities seized more than three tons of drugs over the course of the two-year investigation, that culminated this week with the arrest of 14 across the country, including the alleged leader of the group
(QCOSTARICA) A drug trafficking network linked to Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel has been dismantled in Costa Rica, a sign that the country’s criminal structures are becoming increasingly involved in transnational drug trafficking.
A two-year investigation culminated in the arrest of 14 individuals across the country on Wednesday (November 9), including the alleged leader of the trafficking ring, García Carillo, alias “Negro,” reported La Nación.
Carillo was detained in the area of the Juan Pablo II bridge, in La Uruca. The minister of Security, Gustavo Mata, said the man tried to bribe officials taking part in

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