In the midst of different operations carried out by the National Police in it Bogota centerthe authorities managed to capture a woman accused of selling drugs in the town of The Martyrs. What is particular about the case is the speed with which the accused managed to distribute the substance in one of the corners of the sector.
According to Metropolitan Policeuniformed Ricaurte CAIone of the busiest areas of the Colombian capitalwere carrying out patrol work on the Carrera 18 with Calle 8. In the midst of the full development of their activities, the members of the public force were alerted by personnel from the aerial systems group about an agglomeration just one street from where they remained.
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And according to images captured by a drone, attached to the National Model of Community Surveillance by Quadrants (MNVCC), a woman would have gathered a group of people to give each of those present a dose of narcotics. The events were recorded on the 7th street with 18th streetwhere the uniformed officers arrived minutes later to apprehend the accused and take her to the competent authorities.
“(The agglomeration) is led by a woman who is apparently selling narcotics on 7th Street and 18th Street. When the police arrived at the scene and searched the person, they found dosed narcotics for distribution and money from their sale, for this reason they proceeded to notify his capture,” indicated the Bogotá Metropolitan Police.
Once the woman was intercepted by members of the public force, Experts analyzed the images provided by the drone. In a curious discovery, the authorities managed to determine that the woman had sufficient skill to distribute the material and receive payment for it in less than a minute, a situation that she could carry out with at least eleven people.
“In this particular case, it can be seen thanks to the videos captured by the drones, that this person had sufficient agility to be in charge of delivering the dose of the hallucinogen and receiving the money in seconds, in just one minute he managed to dispatch at least 11 people,” they added from the Police.
The accused remains under the power of the authorities and will be tried by the crime of trafficking, manufacturing or possession of narcotics.
These types of events represent one of the largest problems in the Colombian capital. An example of the seriousness of this situation was the seizure of more than 72,000 doses of narcotics between November 2022 and April 2023, according to data from the District Security Secretariat.
For that same period of time, The authorities imposed 21,630 summonses to people who were found with quantities higher than those allowed as minimum doses in the country during surveillance and control searches carried out by public forces in the city. With those seizures, the Bogotá Metropolitan Police expected to impact criminal income from microtrafficking for an amount of 400,000 million pesos.
“These narcotics have been seized in the application of Law 1801 in activities carried out in the city to people who carried these substances on public roads, in school environments and in the mass transportation system,” declared Colonel Wilford Méndez, operational commander in charge. of the Bogotá Metropolitan Police on that occasion.