The Office of the Attorney General charged before a supervisory judge, the Nicaraguan citizens Nimrod Manuel Coper Sambola, Kerwin Lindel Sandoval Allen; the Costa Rican citizen Jorge Enrique Villareal Calderón and the Colombian citizen Alfredo Renteria Caicedo.
These four men were charged by the Office of the Attorney General with aggravated drug trafficking, manufacturing, and possession of drugs. Defendants did not plead guilty to the charges.
The Sixth Criminal Judge approved the accusation made against the four men and issued a detention order with imprisonment. The defense lawyer did not appeal.
These people were arrested by the National Navy during operations carried out in Boca Cajambre, rural hydrographic area of Buenaventura when they were sailing in a lobster fishing boat with two outboard motors which was intercepted for its inspection.
The Navy found 34 colored sacks inside the boat containing 1,200 rectangular packages. The Homologated Preliminary Identification Test (PIPH) tested positive for cocaine with a net weight of 278 kilos and there were also 597 kilos of marijuana.