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.
The importance of public security policies in the fight against organized crime
Partnership and integration are key words, since the exchange of intelligence information between the forces of repression, whether at the municipal, state or federal level, is fundamental to undermining the power of the powerful.