The Dutch police had already discovered a cannabis greenhouse in a houseboat; For years, Mexican cartels have been seeking to reach Europe.
Dutch authorities carried out an operation on a ship where they found a laboratory designed to manufacture synthetic drugs.
During the inspection of the ship docked in the port of Moerdijk, in the south of the country, they detained 4 people, three of them 23, 26 and 37 years old who are not domiciled in the Netherlands and are presumably of Mexican origin, according to the report police report reported by the correspondent Inder Bugarin.
Authorities have not contact us to confirm his nationality, so we managing information as alleged Mexican “said a source at the Embassy of Mexico in the Netherlands the newspaper.
It was around one o’clock in the afternoon of last Friday when the local police inspected the boat with 80 meters long where they found chemical precursors, as well as equipment to manufacture methamphetamines in crystal form.
Even during the review, an officer had to be hospitalized because there were many chemicals in the ship’s environment. The Specialized Unit in Explosives Management went to the ship, since the substances on board represented “an unstable and risky situation”.
Near midnight, the ship began to sink at high speed, since when dismantling the laboratory, some traps were activated, although the authorities managed to stabilize the boat.
Since 2013, Europol has warned about the expansionist plans of the Mexican drug cartels in Europe. The police of Spain stopped a plan to establish wholesale distribution of cocaine in Europe, by the Sinaloa Cartel .
On December 30, 2013, the leader of assassins of the same cartel, José Rodrigo Aréchiga Gamboa, was arrested at the Amsterdam airport. While El Chino Anthrax was extradited from the Netherlands to the United States in the month of July 2014.
Authorities seized 300 liters of methamphetamine oil and about 10 thousand liters of drug and chemical precursor waste. It is the first laboratory of this type found on a ship, although they had already found cannabis greenhouses in a houseboat, but nothing like this boat, according to the police of that country.
Source: Radio Formula