Gang that made 30 steals of cigarette cargo is arrested


By Plínio Delphino, Diário de São Paulo - 15/12/2004

Operation in São Bernardo do Campo also seizes weapons, ammunition, cell phones and radios connected to Civil and Military police frequencies
The Civil Police of São Bernardo do Campo, ABC, yesterday arrested 12 people accused of forming a conspiracy group responsible for at least 30 robberies of cigarette cargo trucks and of distributing the material in the region's retail. 40 police officers linked to the city's sectional police station participated in Operation Sombreiro. 19 search and seizure warrants and 12 temporary arrest warrants were carried out.