The Sectional office in Risaralda dismantled the criminal network known as ‘Morfeo’ of which, seven people would be part and who would be in charge of the sale of cocaine and marijuana in the San Vicente neighborhood, La Horqueta sector and surrounding areas, in the municipality of Santa Rosa de Cabal.

The facts under investigation have been occurring since November 2021 and it is presumed that those investigated have been conducting their illegal activity of sale of  substances inside different homes to avoid the action by the authorities.

For these crimes, the seven investigated were accused, according to their individual responsibilities, for the crimes of conspiracy to commit a crime; trafficking, manufacture or possession of narcotics and illicit destination of real estate and personal property.

None of those investigated pleaded guilty to the charges brought by the Prosecutor’s Office.

At the request of the prosecutor´s Office, five of the defendants were deprived of their liberty in a prison and the other two were released and continue to be linked to the legal process against them.

With five home searches procedures, it was possible to arrest the seven suspects, in addition to the seizure of 413 grams of dosed cocaine, 60 grams of marijuana, 4 million pesos in cash, and three grameras.

The Office of the Attorney General makes this information public for reasons of general interest.

When we speak, results follow.

The information contained in this press release corresponds to the narration of the objective news provided by the officials in charge of carrying out criminal investigations within the Office of the Attorney General. By the time this communication is disclosed, the legal status of the people mentioned is still pending to be resolved by the competent judicial authority, always under the presumption of innocence contemplated by Article 29 of the Political Constitution and Article 7 of Law 906 of 2004.