50 Kg of Cocaine Seized Aboard Ship in Colombia

first_imgColombian Navy and Police have seized 50 kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride transported on board a Panama-flagged general cargo ship which was en route to the Port of Colon, Panama.The operation, conducted by the Coast Guard of Puerto Bolivar in coordination with the anti-narcotics division of police, was carried out at the Puerto Nuevo pier, La Guajira, on May 26.A group of divers from the diving and salvage department of the navy undertook an underwater inspection of the 495 gross ton vessel named Carmen I, finding a cylinder loaded with cocaine.The drugs, found in 50 packages, were seized and brought to the Riohacha Police Sation for inspection.As disclosed, the cocaine, which has a street value of around USD 2 million, may belong to an organized armed group Los Pachenca.World Maritime News Stafflast_img read more

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Ulster Bank League resumes after short break

first_imgHowever, the poor weather of the last day or so means that just one of the Tipperary teams in Division 2A are in action.Cashel travel to take on Blackrock – the match at Stradbrook begins at 2.30pm with updates on Tipp FM at regular intervals.Nenagh Ormond were due to host Malone but the pitch at New Ormond Park has been deemed unplayable.last_img

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Wellington Police Notes: Thursday, July 9, 2015

first_imgWellington Police notes for Thursday, July 9, 2015•7:35 a.m. Dalton L. Brownlee, 27, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for speeding 65 mph in a 55 mph zone.•11:39 a.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 400 block E. Walnut, Wellington.•2:15 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of fishing equipment in the 300 block E. Lincoln, Wellington.•2:30 p.m. Officers investigated criminal use of a financial card in the 400 block E. Walnut, Wellington.•4:52 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 2000 block E. 16th, Wellington.•5:25 p.m. Shelly R. Williams, 47, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for inattentive driving for an accident which occurred on July 5, 2015.•5:29 p.m. Officers investigated criminal trespass by a known suspect in the 1300 block E. 16th, Wellington.•6:45 p.m. Doug I. Parrack, 53, Wellington was arrested, charged and confined with criminal trespass.•8:36 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 1600 block W. 8th, Wellington.last_img read more

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Two Boys Die in Farming Accident

first_imgTwo young brothers died yesterday in a farm accident in McLennan, 160 kilometres northeast of Grande Prairie.The boys, aged 5 and 7, were playing on top of a grain trailer when the hopper was activated, pulling the brothers under the grain. The boys were trapped under the grain for between 5 and 10 minutes before they were rescued. Attempts to resuscitate the children at the scene were unsuccessful.Their names have not been released. – Advertisement –last_img

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