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​Cocaine Seized From Sailing Boat Off the Coast of Tenerife

Cocaine Seized From Sailing Boat Off the Coast of Tenerife

Tax Agency officials and agents of the Policia Nacional this week seized 371 kilos of cocaine from a sailing boat, and have arrested the two crew members, two men aged 34 years and 36 years, and one with a police record, as alleged perpetrators of a crime of drug trafficking.

The boat, sailing with a British flag, sailed into Spanish territorial waters near the island of Tenerife, and had been monitored since May when it left a Caribbean island, reported in a report by the police.

The patrol boat ‘Charran’ boarded the sailing boat, and transferred it to the port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife, and with a mandatory court order, the sailing boat was searched. This search revealed 371 kilos of cocaine that were placed in different compartments of the boat.

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