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US, Cabo Verde authorities interdict large cocaine shipment

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US Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Marines embarked aboard US Navy Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4), with support from the Environmental...

Hawks pounce on vessel ferrying R240 million worth of cocaine

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Hawks' National Head, Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya, has lauded his team’s recovery of a 600 kg cocaine cache with a street value of R240...

Investigation into R200 million cocaine theft from Hawks offices

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The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) has launched an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding a break-in at its Serious Organised Crime offices in...

R400m worth of cocaine seized on Gauteng highway

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A 39-year-old suspect is expected to appear in court soon after he was arrested on Wednesday for ferrying R400 million worth of cocaine on...

French Navy seizes six ton of cocaine in the Gulf of...

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The French Navy’s amphibious helicopter carrier Dixmude has seized six tons of cocaine at sea in what the French defence ministry said is a...

Police pounce on R500 million cocaine haul

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National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, has lauded the police in the Western Cape for seizing cocaine valued at over R500 million from a...

Ivory Coast gendarmes seize record haul of cocaine

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 Ivory Coast security forces have seized just over 1 tonne of cocaine in a night operation in a northern district of the commercial capital...

Gambia seizes three tonnes of cocaine in one of West Africa’s...

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Gambian authorities seized nearly three tonnes of cocaine from a shipment of industrial salt originating in Ecuador, a spokesman said on Friday, in one...

Migration agency head nabbed for cocaine trafficking

The head of Guinea-Bissau’s migration agency was arrested for suspected involvement in cocaine trafficking, police said, one of the most senior officials in the...

International naval operation nets 50 tonnes of cocaine in 45 days

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A multilateral naval anti-drug operation confiscated 50 tonnes of cocaine in 45 days, Colombia President Ivan Duque said on Friday. The Orion V operation -...

Cocaine kingpin nabbed in Mozambique

A top Brazilian cocaine trafficker was arrested in Mozambique, officials in both countries said, underlining the growing global footprint of the First Capital Command...

Guinea-Bissau convicts 12 for smuggling record 1.8 tonnes of cocaine

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A court in Guinea-Bissau has convicted 12 people for cocaine smuggling following the seizure last year of 1.8 tonnes of the drug hidden in...

Suspected drug mules in SA court

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Three suspected drug mules appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate Court today after they were arrested for drug trafficking at OR Tambo International Airport...

Record cocaine haul off Ivory Coast

The Ivory Coast navy seized a record amount of cocaine plastic-wrapped in bundles bearing the tattered logos of French fashion house Louis Vuitton and...

Narco-submarine a first for Europe

The discovery of a submarine carrying 3.3 tons of cocaine off Spain marks a “historic” turning point in the battle against drug trafficking,...

Suspected drug sub intercepted off Spain

Spanish police intercepted a submarine apparently transporting drugs in off Galicia, a source with the central government delegation to the region told Reuters. “Early...

Bolivian arrested for cocaine possession at OR Tambo International

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A 21-year-old Bolivian suspect will appear at the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court after OR Tambo Airport police nabbed her for possession of cocaine valued...

Interpol part of major Guinea Bissau cocaine bust investigation

An Interpol team deployed to Guinea Bissau is assisting national authorities investigate one of the country’s largest ever drug seizures. Police made 10 arrests following...

R85 million drug bust in Port Elizabeth

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An intelligence-driven police operation over the weekend discovered and seized narcotics worth over R85 million at Port Elizabeth’s Ngqura harbour. The multi-disciplinary integrated operation by...

Major cocaine seizure in Guinea-Bissau

Police in Guinea-Bissau seized more than 1.8 tonnes of cocaine hidden in flour bags - the biggest seizure in the country’s history, authorities said. ...

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