Police checkpoint in Parrita triggers chase and arrest

Ministerio de Gobernación, Policía
y Seguridad Pública photo
Police officers unload some of the confiscated alcohol

A police checkpoint at Pueblo Nuevo de Parrita netted officers a load of alcohol.

Fuerza Pública officers gave chase when one vehicle made a U turn in sight of the checkpoint. When they caught up with the vehicle they said they confiscated 20 cases of various brands of alcohol.

The case was turned over to the tax police who prosecute smuggling.

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