In total the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) arrested six today linked to the helipads and trafficking of drugs from Costa Rica to Nicaragua, Mexico and the United States.
Four of the detained have the same last name, Diaz; one was identified by his last name Rojas; and a police official identified by his last name, Noguera.
This in addition to the arrest this morning of the leader of the criminal organization.
Two of the men were arrested in a farm located in Catalina de Siguirres, where authorities found two more helipads. The other arrested were made in Parismina, Siquirres and Limón centre.
In the early hours of Thursday some 240 officials of the OIJ, in vehicles, two helicopters and eight speed boats made their way to remote areas in the Carribbean coast.
Gustavo Mata, deputy director of the OIJ, said this aftternoon that the “operation” is not yet over and did not rule more arrests.