Narcotics Police detected in La Mana county, Cotopaxi, after a telephone warning, a citizen who brought with him 2.1 kilos of cocaine, divided into four packages. According to a statement of the Interior Ministry, citizen A.M.U. was on his way to to Quevedo, Los Rios.
Colonel Mauricio Gutierrez, police chief of Los Rios subarea, thanked the support of the citizens and said that in the Jacobo operation 110 grams of cocaine were seized; in Lube, 80 grams; in Colorada, 11.4 grams of cocaine and 22 grams of marijuana; and in Chevez, 580 grams of cocaine.
He stressed they managed to take out of the market about 12 thousand doses of drug. “Cash money within Ecuador represents about $ 4,000, while the European market is more than $ 30,000,” he said.