Cocaine seized in bars and canteens in San Cristóbal de Las Casas


After receiving a citizen complaint about the alleged sale of drugs inside a restaurant, an inspection was carried out at that location.

San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas. – As a result of a surprise operation, implemented by elements of the Inter-Institutional Group to carry out inspections in bars and canteens, the seizure of 19 plastic bags containing white powder, with characteristics typical of cocaine, as well as five firearm cartridges. , which were protected and packed to be made available to the public prosecutor of the Altos District Attorney’s Office.

In the operation, bags that allegedly contained cocaine were seized

In a statement, the Police Directorate Municipal who still presides Felix Penagos, reported that citizen complaint was received about the alleged sale of drugs in the interior of the restaurant bar “The original” located in the Lagos colony of Maria Eugenia, so A special operation was immediately formed with the support of elements of the High and Indigenous Specialized Police, the State Preventive Police, Municipal Civil Protection, Public Services and the Sanitary Control Directorate, who traveled to the place of the report.

According to the police report, municipal and state elements carried out a physical inspection of the establishment, as well as the service personnel and diners, finding a package, which contained 19 plastic bags with white powder, with characteristics typical of cocaine and in the box area, a total of five useful cartridges of different calibers.

Due to these events, Jaqueline Alejandra “NN”, 40, originally from Tuxtla Gutiérrez, was secured, who was placed at the disposal of the public prosecutor of the Altos District Prosecutor’s Office, as a detainee, as a probable person responsible for crimes against health, in its form of possession for sale, where its legal situation will be defined in the next few hours.

Finally, after verifying that said property did not have the documentation proving its operation, nor did it comply with civil protection provisions and only a license for the sale of alcoholic beverages was presented, city officials proceeded to affix the activity suspension stamp


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