A Hard hit al organized crime made authorities police and from Public Ministryor, that they started the operation named Storm, through which at least 13 persons it turned outn apprehended for his supposed participation in various crimes.
On conference press, led by the director general of the National Police, commissioner Gabriel Medina, the Minister from Security, Juan Pino, and authorities of the Public Ministry, revealed the results of the operation, which took place simultaneously in the provinces of Herrera and Los Santos.
Among these findings, said the director of the National Police, strong facts were achieved to counter the organized crime, as the detention from national iinvolved in various crimes, as well as the Recovery from four vehicles with report of theft or robbery in this police zone.
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Also, it was reported that was achieved find the responsible by two related cases with way, as well as the seizure of 2,200 balboas in this operation, product of criminal situations presented in the Azuero region.
In Operation Storm participated 273 units from policeman national, from various areas of the country, together with members of the Public Ministry, who managed to develop 42 errands raid in both provinces, said Commissioner Medina.
For his part, the Minister of Security indicated that it is Actions in order to counter the threat and the crime transnational, to which this region of the country does not escape.
The operation was developed in different areas of the Azuero peninsula, including in The tables Y The Ville, on The Saints; as well as in Chitré, Monagrillo, Plain Bonito, Ocú and Pesé, in the province of Herrera.
Among those apprehended there are men and women, who are identified or kept arrest warrants for various types of crimes, and who will have to respond to a judge of guarantees in the next few hours, to start the process and determine their precautionary measures.
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It was indicated that the operation achieved collect items from conviction related to a criminal act happened the last week on Chitré, where a person it turned out with wounds for firearmor after he was shot from a moving vehicle.
It was also reported that stopped in the way Chitré Bypass, a two persons, from the province of Colon, with fake money Y Firearms, in a fact do not relateor with the Operation Storm.
“We will maintain a permanent presence in the region, to strengthen the work and add the contribution that citizens can make so that together we can bring better days of peace and coexistence that we want,” said the head of the police agency.