This is the shocking moment Colombian and United States authorities intercepted a speedboat as part of a raid that hauled in $166 million of cocaine.

Surveillance video shows the narco watercraft idle in the Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of Punta Remedios, El Salvador, as authorities zeroed in on the boat.

Footage shows three of the seven suspected drug traffickers who were detained voluntarily holding their hands up as authorities pulled up to their speedboat.

At least two of the suspects were identified as Ecuadorian nationals while the other five were all natives of Colombia.

The National Police of Colombia said the boat and another similar vessel were busted 406 and 430 miles, respectively, off Punta Remedios, with the two found to be carrying a combined $166 million worth of the illegal drug. 

One of the two speedboats that were intercepted by the Colombian and U.S. military about 400 nautical miles off the Pacific Ocean coast of Punta Remedios, El Salvador, last week. The shipment, a total of 4,156 kilos, had a value of $166 million

One of the two speedboats that were intercepted by the Colombian and U.S. military about 400 nautical miles off the Pacific Ocean coast of Punta Remedios, El Salvador, last week. The shipment, a total of 4,156 kilos, had a value of $166 million

One of the two speedboats that were intercepted by the Colombian and U.S. military about 400 nautical miles off the Pacific Ocean coast of Punta Remedios, El Salvador, last week. The shipment, a total of 4,156 kilos, had a value of $166 million 

Some of the packages that made up the 4,156 kilos of cocaine that were seized by the Colombian and American military off two drug trafficking vessels near the coast of El Salvador

Some of the packages that made up the 4,156 kilos of cocaine that were seized by the Colombian and American military off two drug trafficking vessels near the coast of El Salvador

Some of the packages that made up the 4,156 kilos of cocaine that were seized by the Colombian and American military off two drug trafficking vessels near the coast of El Salvador

The National Police of Colombia general Jorge Vargas said the two vessels had sailed last week from a port in Tumaco, city in the northwestern department of Nariño, and were transporting a total of 4,156 kilos of cocaine. 

Allende Perilla Sandoval, a high-ranking member within a Revolutionary Armes Forces of Colombia dissident group, reporteldy oversees a drug trafficking network that shipped 4,156 kilos of cocaine on two vessels that were intercepted last week near the Pacific Ocean coast of El Salvador

Allende Perilla Sandoval, a high-ranking member within a Revolutionary Armes Forces of Colombia dissident group, reporteldy oversees a drug trafficking network that shipped 4,156 kilos of cocaine on two vessels that were intercepted last week near the Pacific Ocean coast of El Salvador

Allende Perilla Sandoval, a high-ranking member within a Revolutionary Armes Forces of Colombia dissident group, reporteldy oversees a drug trafficking network that shipped 4,156 kilos of cocaine on two vessels that were intercepted last week near the Pacific Ocean coast of El Salvador

He did not indicate the delivery’s final destination.

According to Vargas, the shipment belonged to a Revolutionary Armes Forces of Colombia dissident group that is led by Iván Márquez, a guerrilla leader who was part of the 2016 peace agreement deal with the government before he abandoned the truce process in 2019.

Vargas added the cocaine shipment was overseen by Allende Perilla Sandoval and were sent by two guerrilla members known as Cagua and Malón.

The traffickers separated the cocaine bundles by placing labels of Fendi and Polo Ralph Lauren logos. Another label featured three 7’s. 

The Natoonal Police of Colombian said the 4,156 kilos of cocaine bust is the biggest to take place in recent months

The Natoonal Police of Colombian said the 4,156 kilos of cocaine bust is the biggest to take place in recent months

The Natoonal Police of Colombian said the 4,156 kilos of cocaine bust is the biggest to take place in recent months

Four of the seven alleged drug runners who were taken into custody by Colombian and U.S. military agents last week near El Salvador

Four of the seven alleged drug runners who were taken into custody by Colombian and U.S. military agents last week near El Salvador

Four of the seven alleged drug runners who were taken into custody by Colombian and U.S. military agents last week near El Salvador

The speedboat had its motor turned off by the time U.S. and Colombian military agents intercepted  it some 400 nautical miles off El Salvador

The speedboat had its motor turned off by the time U.S. and Colombian military agents intercepted  it some 400 nautical miles off El Salvador

The speedboat had its motor turned off by the time U.S. and Colombian military agents intercepted  it some 400 nautical miles off El Salvador 

Perilla Sandoval is reportedly in charge of administrating the dissident group’s drug trafficking operations.

‘(He) is a top drug trafficker in Tumaco (Nariño),’ Vargas said, as quoted by Colombian news outlet Semana. ‘This is one the biggest operation over the last months.’

An end-of-year narcotics report released by Defense Minister Diego Molano showed that Colombian authorities confiscates more than 659 tons of cocaine and over 5,414 clandestine drug labs were destroyed in 2021.

In addition, at least 254,000 acres where coca leaves were planted were wiped out, including 148,000 in the departments.

Source: dailymail

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