Colombia’s Alleged top synthetic drug supplier arrested

Posted on Mar 29 2014 - 8:16pm by Rico

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – Héctor Alonso Castro, who allegedly is Colombia’s largest supplier of synthetic drugs, has been arrested, Colombian Police said on March 26.

6397b65bf2de83507411a78bb9ae3395_XLCastro, 38, allegedly is the leader of the Los Urabeños gang, which is the primary distributer of 2CB, also known as “pink cocaine.” The drug is manufactured in laboratories in the city of Cali and other towns in the country’s western region. Colombia’s National Police has confiscated at least 15,890 doses of the narcotic this year.

Castro has been charged also in connection with ordering numerous murders.