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Sunday 07 of August 2022

Federal Authorities Incinerate More Than Five Tons of Narcotics in Tijuana


The incineration of seized marijuana in Nuevo León,photo: Cuartoscuro
The incineration of seized marijuana in Nuevo León,photo: Cuartoscuro
The incinerated narcotics were a mixture of marijuana, methamphetamine and heroin, as well as regulated drugs used in the production of narcotics

The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) reported that it incinerated more than five tons of narcotics, that were recovered after investigating criminal cases. The operation was carried out by the Deputy Attorney General’s Office for Regional Control, Criminal Procedures and Protection (SCRPPA), in Baja California.

The agency detailed that the narcotics were a mixture of marijuana, methamphetamine and heroin, as well as regulated drugs used in the production of narcotics.

The incineration was carried out in the XXVIII Infantry Battalion, located in the city of Tijuana, with the assistance of military authorities and the representative of the institution’s internal control body, who supervised the process. This ensured compliance with the Program for the Destruction of Narcotics and with the Federal Code of Penal Procedures and National Criminal Procedures.