Drug seizure at Jordan border – thanks to the alert in the West.

דגל חטיבת הערבה. צילום: פלורית שויחט, דובר צה”ל

In the West we understand that the increase in the number of drug seizures and criminal smuggling in sector, alertness and widespread activity of the Division

תאריך: 02/04/2012, 20:10    
מחבר: הדס דובדבני, אתר צה”ל

Large drug seizure in Israel-Jordan border, on high readiness brigade West of IDF, formed in recent months and works extensively in the sector. “For a long time has extensive military operations in the West, the chhalk in a pursuit of a suspect he intended to cross into Israel territory with a very large amount of drug,” says IDF site operations division officer, major Hickey abergil, referring to events.

Last night, during routine of IDF activity before briefly in South Israel-Jordan border, identified a suspect who crossed the border into Israel territory. With the assistance of the police squad and intelligence assistance the military instead detected traces of the border and strove to contact with the suspect, who was captured when his several bags containing drugs heroin and cocaine-type weighing
Approximately 45 kg after being caught the suspect was taken in for questioning by the police. Apparently the suspect has a criminal background.

This is the most significant drug seizure event the two occur in sector in recent times.
The considered unusual as Greece in the past were not unusual in magnitude in terms of the amount of drugs and operational successes. The reason, apparently, in improving the military alert.

“The concept of criminal smuggling will definitely help prevent hostile terrorist activity. Can learn from the western border to end all terrorist activity events are carried out through the contractions. I believe that due to the increase in the number of criminal cases considered by our forces, we can say that border forces doing their jobs faithfully, “explained Maj. abergil. He added that “military power. doing daily hard
Thorough and professional at the same time clock. Our goal is to protect citizens, residents, and Highway 90.

Translated from Hebrew