The illegal drugs belonged to the powerful Urabeños, also called the Gulf clan, run by Dairo Antonio Úsuga also known as Otoniel.
"Our German shepherd, Sombra, has participated in nearly 300 operations", Col. Tito Castellanos, the deputy director for the anti-narcotics police, told Colombian news agency RCN. But the latest target for a Colombian gang is definitely very unusual.
Many of these came during her work at ports on the Atlantic coast from which large quantities of cocaine are shipped to Central and North America. With her neon reflective vest, pointy ears and gaping mouth, she looks more like a beloved family pet than a veteran drug-sniffing police dog.
"Sombra is a really friendly, calm dog", Oscar Favian Solarte, head of the anti-narcotics division, told El Tiempo. According to Rojas, Sombra has an incredible sense of smell, beyond that of other sniffer dogs.
Earlier this year she found 10 tonnes of the Urabeños gang's cocaine, and now the group wants her dead. On account of its 245 arrests suspects for drugs.
Since she was transferred in January, the canine sleuth has sniffed thousands of pounds of cocaine out of the dark, helping her handlers find the drug hidden in boxes full of sneakers and wooden necklaces. Sombra can be seen at work in the video below. The dog, a German Shepherd named Sombra, found around 10 tons of cocaine that belonged to the gang, which was seized by police and obviously cost them a lot of money.
According to a USA government report released in June, coca production- the base ingredient for the drug- rose 11 per cent in 2017, has reached an all-time high.
Two firefighters were killed: Redding fire inspector Jeremy Stoke and a bulldozer operator whose name wasn't immediately released. Bledsoe's husband, Ed, wasn't home when the fire struck, according to an online fundraiser created by another family member.
In the declaration, Pompeo took Russian Federation to task for it actions in Ukraine, particularly the 2014 annexation of Crimea. But Russia also did not immediately jump at the opportunity to schedule a second summit between the two leaders.
But, at the team's home race, Mercedes called off the fight: "Valtteri, this is James (Vowles - chief strategist)". It was important to score the double podium, the one-two, to recover some of the points we lost through bad luck".
The move comes mere hours after Newcastle announced the signing of Swiss worldwide , Fabian Schär, from Deportivo La Coruña. Monday morning brings reports that Newcastle United have had a bid for Federico Fernandez turned down.
The president has denied he knew about the meeting, in which damaging information on Hillary Clinton was promised to Trump Jr. The Russian government said through intermediaries to Trump Jr. that it was supporting Trump and wanted to help the campaign.
Edinburgh's soaring temperatures (peaking at 26C) will drop down to around 20C tonight as cloud cover rolls over the clear skies. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said high temperatures in hospitals were leaving nurses exhausted, sick and dizzy.
The precise nature of the blackmail remains a mystery. "But there would need to be the appropriate conditions", Putin said. By the way, he has such an invitation, I told him about that". "OK, that's going to be special", Coats added with a laugh.
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