Security forces captured Domenico Magnoli, 63, according to a May 17 press release from the Dominican Republic National Police. Police captured Magnoli in the university zone of the National District. Police captured Magnoli as he drove a Jeep Explorer.
The April 21 seizure of 602 kilograms of cocaine occurred after a U.S. Coast Guard aircrew spotted a go-fast vessel traveling toward the Dominican coast carrying suspicious cargo.
To discuss this and other issues, Diálogo met with Major General Pedro A. Cáceres Chestaro, Dominican Deputy Minister of Defense for Military Affairs.
Armed Forces have created Disque-Pacificação to provide the Complexo da Maré’s residents a telephone number for anonymous crime reporting and suggestions.
During the month Ecuadorean Armed Forces and National Police dismantled an alleged international drug trafficking network; captured a semi-submersible an organized crime group was using to transport drugs; and broke up a micro-drug trafficking ring.
Agents from the Anti-Narcotics Directorate of Colombia, the Colombian Navy, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) collaborated on the investigation. Colombia and the U.S. cooperate on security issues, primarily by sharing information.
Before his capture, Hector Largo was the biggest distributor of synthetic drugs in Colombia, according to investigators with the Colombian National Police Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Interpol.
Green Heart has the clear objective of creating a secure environment for civic coexistence by reducing high-impact crime throughout the population via a multi-pronged approach.
The Dominican Republic and Haiti have agreed on March 23 to strengthen cooperation to defeat the Sinaloa Cartel and other transnational criminal organizations that operate in the Caribbean region.
The Colombian military’s elite anti-kidnapping unit, the Unified Action Group for Personal Liberty (GAULA) is using intelligence and superior training to make dramatic strides against abductions and dismantle organized crime groups.