Seized more than a ton of cocaine hidden with a sophisticated system in the ceiling and on the floor of a container

Agents of the Spanish National Police, in a joint operation with the Civil Guard and the Tax Agency, have seized 1,100 kilograms of cocaine in a container that was in a warehouse in Valencia. The narcotic substance was hidden with a sophisticated concealment system in the ceiling and on the floor of the structure of the container itself. The shipment came from Manta, Guayaquil (Ecuador) and its final destination in Spain was Vigo (Pontevedra).

Important consignment of cocaine

The investigation began when the agents became aware of a criminal organization that was going to receive in Spain a significant consignment of cocaine from Manta, Guayaquil (Ecuador). The drug was going to enter the national territory through Valencia but its final destination was Vigo (Pontevedra).

As a result of several investigations, the agents confirmed that the container loaded with frozen food and, in addition, with the drug inside, had already reached the Port of Valencia. Once in our country, it was transported by truck to a company in Valencia, where it is unloaded and stored in a container area. With this information, the agents intervened the container and managed to extract the drug that was hidden in the structure of the container.