Police Activities on Colon Island

submitted by Isla Colon Police Department

During the whole month, several operations for social reorder (preventive measures) were performed in order to locate people searched by the law and those without legal documentation. This summed up a total of 22 people captured.


On July 28th, a total of 2.201 kilos of drugs were confiscated near Bastimentos Island. The Air-Sea National Service (Senan) received information about the dubious presence of several boats.

After coordinating with the Prosecutor’s Office for Drugs, the search began ad after several hours the boats were found. There was also located a coaster that had 88 sacks, where there were found 2.201 packages of cocaine.

During the operation, three locals who usually watched over the illegal substance were apprehended.


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Lectures about Road Safety were given to the children in the Republica de Israel and Republica de Nicaragua Schools.

There was also a lecture about the use of drugs for the teachers of Rogelio Ibarra School.

Students of Rogelio Ibarra School interested in becoming part of the police were oriented in the subject.


On August 30th, the Copa Rotativa will be celebrated in honor of the Panamanian Boxing Legend ISMAEL LAGUNA. This activity will be sponsored by the three-time World Champion ISMAEL CHEMITO MORENO and there will be participating young boxers from Changuinola, Guabito, Costa Rica, Colon Island and David, Chiriqui.



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