The Secretary of the Navy (Semar) seized more than a ton of cocaine and 18 drums with fuel; In addition, he detained three people on the Oaxaca coast in two different actions.
The agency explained that the first action was carried out on October 20, in the port of Santa Cruz Huatulcoafter he became aware of a probable transfer of illicit cargo.
Given this, air units and ships of the Mexican Navy were deployed, the personnel on board these units spotted a boat with three crew members, who, noticing the presence of naval personnel, they threw packages into the sea and began to flee.
Once the illicit cargo was recovered, he indicated, 55 packages with an approximate weight of one thousand 55 kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride, which were made available to the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR), for the integration of the corresponding investigation folder.
The second action carried out on October 21, also in the port of Santa Cruz Huatulco, allowed a helicopter of the Mexican Navy to locate a suspicious vessel with two outboard motors, 18 fuel drums, with a capacity of 50 liters each, and three crew members on board.
An element of the Marine Infantry was inserted, and since the legal origin of the insured effects was not proven, the securing the boat and drums, as well as the detention of the crew who were made available to the FGR.