Escazú and La Carpio are drug arrest scenes

A man in Bello Horizonte de Escazú was detained Wednesday when the Policía de Control de Drogas found seven marijuana plants in his possession. He was identified by the last names of Bermúdez Chinchilla. Anti-drug agents said they also found chopped up marijuana and fertilizer.

In La Carpio in La Uruca agents detained three individuals who had drugs and money in their possession, agents said. They were identified by the last names and ages of Fuentes Díaz, 32, Vásquez Ayalan 26, and Chávez Narváez, 39, said agents.

Confiscated were 735 doses of crack cocaine and marijuana as well as cash believed to be the proceeds of sales, said agents.

Agents said the trio are accused of selling in the proximity of a school and that the arrests came after telephoned complaints from the area.

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