In the most recent theft, the driver realized the theft and asked the Police for help. They were captured in flagrante delicto.
in Quindio A gang of criminals who stole merchandise from trucks in motion fell on the La Línea road, between Armenia and Ibagué, under the “pick-up” modality. Four subjects were captured and a vehicle used for the robberies was seized.
According to the report of the authorities in the department of Quindío, what these subjects did was get on the tractors from the back, most of the time without the drivers noticing, they broke down the tent, took out the merchandise and threw it on the road so that minutes later other members of the criminal group picked it up and they took her away in a car.
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Given the repeated complaints from affected transporters, Units of the Traffic and Transport Section of the Police, deployed different follow-up actions that were added to the call for help from a driver, which allowed the capture of the members of the organization. and the recovery of merchandise from the most recent theft.
In this regard, Colonel Jorge Mauro Córdoba, Commander of the Quindío Police: “The driver of a parcel company made a call for help, It was there that we unfolded the quadrant and managed to locate a red vehicle where they were carrying the merchandise that had been stolen minutes before.
“It should be noted that this crime occurs under the “pick up” modality, where some criminals take advantage of the movement of the trucks to cause damage to the car extract products, throw them on the road, then pick them up and start fleeing, “added the officer.
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After the last robbery, four men between the ages of 21 and 35 were captured in flagrante delicto.. Didier Romero Bartolo from Viterbo, Caldas and Neider Bedoya Palacios, Eider Agudelo Álvarez and Giovanny García, from the department of Quindío.
The commander of the Quindío Police was emphatic that they will continue with the controls on national roads with special emphasis on this national corridor of high mobility, providing accompaniment to the transporters.