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Semi transporting frozen fish included half a ton of cocaine as cargo

Tapachula, Chiapas — A semi and trailer have been seized by authorities after an inspection revealed a half a ton of cocaine.

The Federal Prosecutor’s Office in the State of Chiapas, in coordination with the National Guard (GN), secured around half a ton of narcotics during the find in Tapachula, Chiapas.

Authorities in neighboring Chiapas made the find after an anonymous complaint. The complaint detailed a trailer transporting drugs was located in a truck hostel. Federal Ministerial Police (PFM) of the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) together with elements of the GN moved to a trailer boarding house located on the Coastal Highway in Tapachula, Chiapas.

At the scene, they found the reported trailer attached to a dry box and upon inspection, the tractor-trailer was loaded with frozen fish. However, police located various plastic bags containing packages with the characteristics of cocaine.

Phots: FGR January 29, 2024.

There were no arrests. The property, the trailer and the narcotics were kept under the protection of the Federal authority while the investigation continues.