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Pair caught transporting two tons of cocaine off Mexican coast to remain jailed

Port of Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán — Two men caught transporting over two tons of cocaine are to remain jailed after being officially charged. On Saturday, the Attorney General’s Office of the Republic (FGR) said the two men were arrested “in recent days.”

During their arraignment, they were charged with transporting more than two tons of cocaine “in its hydrochloride form.” According to the police report, elements of the Mexican Navy arrested Alfredo “G” and Fernando “V” 90 nautical miles from the Port of Lázaro Cárdenas.

They were arrested from aboard a boat with three outboard motors after being found in possession of just over 2.2 tons of cocaine distributed in 2,250 brick-shaped packages.

A judge has ordered both Alfredo “G” and Fernando “V” to remain imprisoned during their trial.