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PCD Breaks Up Narco Group Operating in Santa Ana

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Four people were arrested as suspects of forming a gang dedicated to drug trafficking in Santa Ana, reported the Policía de Control de Drogas (PCD) – Drug Control Police.

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These groups had, presumably, the control of territories such as Río Oro, Piedades and Santa Ana center.

The PCD raided 2 homes in Piedades and Río Oro.

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“The narco structure was composed of 2 women named Acuña, who are sisters, 44 and 51 years years of age, with a history of aggravated resistance; also two men with surnames Sánchez, 27, and Coto, 32, also with a criminal history,” said the PCD statement.

In total, police confiscated 60 doses of marijuana, 54 doses of crack, 33 doses of cocaine and ¢163,000 colones in cash.

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