Tag: Police

They establish a topic for the drug trafficking crime in Barranquilla

They establish a topic for the drug trafficking crime in Barranquilla

Through the search and search procedure, a subject becomes known as alias of Mañecharged with the crime of human trafficking, production or transportation narcotics. (Read: They kill a teenager and leave a young man injured after a gunshot attack in Malambo) The capture operation was carried out with the support of uniformed officers of the […]

They arrest three suspects for selling counterfeit liquor in the Las Nieves district

They arrest three suspects for selling counterfeit liquor in the Las Nieves district

In the middle of an operation performed by the Barranquilla Metropolitan PoliceThrough the Criminal Investigation Department, three people were arrested for the crime of imitation or simulation of food, products or substances in the Las Nieves district. Read: Seven alleged members of a gang serving ‘los Costeños’ fall Through raid procedures, authorities found 569 empty […]

They arrest an alleged thief red-handed in the El Recreo neighborhood

They arrest an alleged thief red-handed in the El Recreo neighborhood

It involved a 26-year-old person, whose identity has not yet been revealed by authorities caught in the act during the afternoon of this Wednesday, January 17, after committing a theft to a citizen in the El Recreo districtnorth of the city Barranquilla. According to what was known, the arrest of the alleged thief was achieved […]

Fire in Murcia was due to negligent handling of torches: police

Fire in Murcia was due to negligent handling of torches: police

According to the report accessed by international media ABC, there are videos registered by those present of the events that took place on the night of the tragic incident, clearly showing that the safety distance of 1.5 meters between the surface affected by sparks generated by the machine. The document indicates that the origin of […]

We will change the ‘security scenario’ of Barranquilla: Police Director

We will change the ‘security scenario’ of Barranquilla: Police Director

Barranquilla It will be the pilot city that will launch Colombia’s national anti-extortion strategy. This was confirmed THE HERALD The general Willem René Salamanca, general director of the police, who arrived unexpectedly last night with senior officers of the institution in the Atlantic capital to review the full security panorama of the district and the […]

They arrest three men who stole a motorcycle in Soledad

They arrest three men who stole a motorcycle in Soledad

Units affiliated with the National Model of Community Surveillance by Quadrants of the Metropolitan Police of Barranquilla, reached the capture of three people for the crimes of theft, manufacture, trafficking in, carrying or possession of firearms, accessories, parts or ammunition, and the repair of a motorcycle. Also read: Motorcyclist dies after traffic accident in La […]

Balance of the Three Kings holiday weekend: 32 arrests and 12 weapons seized

Balance of the Three Kings holiday weekend: 32 arrests and 12 weapons seized

In dialogue with EL HERALDO, the general Herbert Benavidez, commander of the Mebaremphasized that the majority of arrests were made by illegal possession of firearmsthus preventing the commission of criminal offenses in the city and surrounding municipalities. “Highlight 15 arrests for the crime of trafficking, manufacturing or carrying of firearms, 7 arrests for theft2 catches […]

Galapa conducted control operations during the first holiday weekend of the year

Galapa conducted control operations during the first holiday weekend of the year

“From the Government Secretariat, it is essential to lead strategies that enable trust, credibility and connection with our residents; To this end, we have collaborated in an articulated manner with the Policeunder the leadership of the commander (e), the major Omar DuranOñoro said. The secretary added: “We want to address the issues needs of communities […]

Murder of women in the Atlantic Ocean, a warning to heed

Murder of women in the Atlantic Ocean, a warning to heed

Last year the figures in this area were alarming. Alone in the city Barranquilla There were 16 murders of women, two more than in 2022, an increase of 29%. On the other hand, only one femicide was registered in the capital of Atlántico, leaving as the victim Dulce María Rodríguez Torres, 42, who was brutally […]

“Police are institutionally racist”

“Police are institutionally racist”

Black people are systematically discriminated against by police who are said to be “institutionally racist.” This was acknowledged by Gavin Stephens, chairman of the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) in the UK. A report on checks, arrests and convictions confirmed that people of color were often unmotivatedly “targeted” by officers because they were deemed “more […]

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