Man tries to escape and throws car with more than 700kg of drugs into the Uruguay River in western SC


On Wednesday night (8), in Caxambu do Sul, in the west of Santa Catarinaa joint action between the Federal Highway Police, Military Highway Police, Military Police, Civil Police and GAECO arrested three people who were transporting a large amount of marijuana.

Police forces exchanged information and located the suspect vehicle, which was heading towards the border with Rio Grande do Sul. The driver did not obey the order to stop, drove over the ferry and threw the vehicle into the water. He swam away and was subsequently arrested. A couple, who were in a support car, were also arrested.

See the moment when divers from the Military Fire Department and a machine from the local city hall remove the pickup truck from the water. Inside it, there was a large quantity of marijuana which, after drying, weighed 776 kg.

Video: Disclosure/PRF

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Photo: Disclosure/PRF
Photo: Disclosure/PRF

The vehicle inspection showed that the pickup, registered in Corbélia/PR, It was stolen and was circulating cloned, with license plates from another Triton with the same characteristics.

The two men, one aged 23 and the other aged 33, as well as the woman, aged 25, were taken to the Chapecó Police Station where they will answer for the crimes of drug trafficking and association for trafficking.

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