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Police Capture $5.5 Million Worth of Drugs in Eight Months

By Wendy Anders A 500-strong special police operations force set up by Public Security Minister Gustavo Mata last October has been working hard to make a dent in local illegal drug-related activities. The Costa Rican police has made over 25,000 illegal drug-related arrests throughout the country since then. These crimes, which include everything from drug possession and drug dealing to money laundering, can carry prison sentences ranging from eight to 20 years in Costa Rica. Over the past eight months, in addition to seizing an array of illegal firearms, the special forces also brought in close to 5 million doses…

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