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Santo Domingo.- National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) director Rolando Rosado on Wednesday revealed that Colombia’s Norte del Valle drug cartel has set up shop in the country, where the Venezuelan fugitive Luis Alberto Blanco Ascanio was its agent and had bought airplanes to ship cocaine from South America to U.S. territory.

"He was the head of the organization, the Mexicans of the Gulf cartel were receiving the drugs using telecommunications operations."

But the DNCD’s startling revelation was doused yesterday when Senator Wilton Guerrero questioned the term “national hero” which Rosado used to describe the undercover agent, Capt. Anonio Eduardo Leiva Perez, who was killed in a plane at Constanza (central) during the DNCD’s operation,

Rosado said the group was using Dominican businessmen to launder money and to buy the planes, several of which were seized in Honduras and Venezuela.

The DNCD director, speaking on 95.7FM radio, said the use of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) technology to track suspects was the key to the operation. 

Trafficker turned mole?

Guerrero said Leiva was in fact a millionaire drug trafficker.

He said Perez owned more than RD$100 million in assets, linked to drug trafficking and requested an investigation into the case and the entire network of which the lawmakers says he was a member.

The legislator lauded the DNCD and the DEA for the bust, but rebuked the Rosado’s assertion that Leiva was a "national hero."

Guerrero said while holding the rank of sergeant, the Police officer built a mansion in western Independencia province, which neither the area’s richest land barons have. “He left the police, went to the United States, where he was linked to the sale of narcotics and, upon returning, he quickly rose to the rank of captain. He acquired wealth and luxury vehicles, including a Hummer."

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11 comment(s)
Written by: RoyStone, 4 Oct 2012 7:28 AM
From: Australia
Written by: glomarexplorer, 4 Oct 2012 8:12 AM
From: United States, Fresh Water Paradise-NY Finger Lakes

This revelation leaves one wondering just how high up the chain of command involvement in narcotics trafficking extends.

Could Rosado himself be involved?

Written by: josean This user is banned, 4 Oct 2012 8:49 AM
From: United States, Guillermo President 2016 Because Our Future Depends On It!


Written by: JHCL2016, 4 Oct 2012 9:03 AM
From: Dominican Republic, PA' LANTE: Danilo 2016 * Leonel con Visión 2020!
Nevertheless, a billion times more drugs arrive to the USA everday...... So, which is really the Narco State?

Written by: elBuscoon, 4 Oct 2012 9:04 AM
From: Cuba

BASTA, they are LOOKING for YOU!

Go back to Haiti and HIDE.
Written by: guillermone, 4 Oct 2012 9:35 AM
From: United States, Bring Back DT Forum
Another one bites the dust.
Written by: danny00, 4 Oct 2012 10:06 AM
From: United States, Rhodes scholar oxford university
with all that money no way to stop this. for sure not in the dr where lust and greed is the way of life.{and no real police force}
when u have government people having 12-15y olds for girlfriends man your
in big troble.
choo choo train. what the dr needed before the choo choo train was education for the young and the making of a real police force and then to get rid of the army}
all aboard
Written by: danny00, 4 Oct 2012 10:10 AM
From: United States, Rhodes scholar oxford university
if any one out there thinks i dont like the choo choo train well they are wrong i lovessssssssssssssss the choo choo train and i think every kid should have one to play with. but i also know that with out an education the dr is going no where in the real world. any idiot can sell drugs and shoplift and steal cars but in todays world u need more then that if u dont want to end up dead or in jail for 30 years.

choo choo train. going to the blue malls of la- la land.
all aboard.
Written by: danny00, 4 Oct 2012 10:19 AM
From: United States, Rhodes scholar oxford university
u build many blue malls and choo choo trains so what.
with out a educated work force the dr is not going any where fast. lots of money in the real world today for major investments in many countrys around the world not many investments are beging made their are not many around with the way things are in todays world.
if the government would invest in a real education for the youing the investment would be small if one looks at the end results of a well educated work for for the world to invest their money into
choo choo train
all aboard.. {does any one really care about education for the young?} if u have government people having 11-15y olds as girlfriends man thats deep s.... to say the least
Written by: elBuscoon, 4 Oct 2012 10:30 AM
From: Cuba


"Nevertheless, a billion times more drugs arrive to the USA everday...... So, which is really the Narco State?"

Would that happen to be Uncle Sammy???? No Not EVEN......

Written by: Mart1n, 4 Oct 2012 6:55 PM
From: Dominican Republic, North coast
Stop the buying and the problem ends. What is so difficult
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