Army seizes arsenal and drugs in Ojos Negros

Csar Crdova / EL VIGA
ccordova@elvigia.net│ Ensenada, BC

An arsenal made up of four long weapons, an amount greater than a thousand useful shots, ballistic vests, a vehicle, as well as half a kilogram of glass and marijuana, were located and secured in a surveillance tour carried out in Ojos Negros by members of the Mexican Army .

The weapons, the substance and the herb were located by the 67th Infantry Battalion of the Mexican Army inside a blue pick-up vehicle found abandoned. The unit was found with the doors open and abandoned on a dirt road in the town of Ojos Negros, in the vicinity of the former Real del Castillo ejido, located to the East of the urban area.

Between the cabin and the box of the pick up, the military located four rifle-type weapons, also 44 magazines, of them 42 with capacity for 30 bullets and two with space for 50 shots, in addition to two tactical vests and four ballistic plates; Also, an amount close to 1,174 useful bullets, of which 1,66 were of the caliber .226, while 118 were nine millimeters in size.

The soldiers located three packages made of transparent plastic with approximately 500 grams of glass, as well as a blue bag with about 100 grams of marijuana. the confiscation being at the disposal of the agency of the Public Ministry of the Attorney General of the Republic.

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