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More than 41,200 liters of liquid crystal, and approximately 15,500 kilograms of solid methamphetamine
31 clandestine synthetic drug laboratories of the Sinaloa Cartel have managed to seize the government of Mexico so far in its area of responsibility.
The interventions made by the Secretariat of the Navy (Semar) have weakened the financial structure, and, therefore, the production of narcotics by the organization, the authorities maintain.
In these processing areas, the Secretariat staff has located more than 41,200 liters of liquid crystal, and approximately 15,500 kilograms of solid methamphetamine . In addition to 49, 300 liters of waste and chemical precursors. Additional equipment and material used for its preparation have been seized, according to a report this week from Millennium.
“These seizures significantly affect the financial and operational structure of the criminal groups that operate in this region of the country, which allegedly distribute large quantities of drugs (methamphetamines, marijuana, cocaine, crystal, heroin and fentanyl) to the United States and other parts of the country. world. Also, these actions prevent their distribution, preventing them from being available to young people, “said the agency.
“The location of these narcolaboratories derived from field and cabinet work, where it was learned that, in diverse populations of Sinaloa, there were places dedicated to the production of the synthetic drug. Therefore, operations were carried out that used land and air units, in which Marine Corps personnel managed to locate, secure and destroy 31 clandestine narco-laboratories, as well as chemical precursors, material and equipment used for the production and distribution of synthetic drugs. “The office continued.
The operations began on December 1, 2018. The difficult access to laboratories, forced naval personnel to incinerate the insured drug, as well as other materials and equipment. Semar also highlighted that the operations carried out by the Marine Infantry personnel reduce environmental pollution, since fewer chemicals than those used for the production of drugs are expelled into the environment.
Source: El Diario NY