“Operation Centennial” rolls on.
Los Lagos Police Force have seized more than nine tonnes of stolen salmon feed, it posted on Twitter.
The case is linked to the department’s five month investigation called “Operation Centennial” based the salmon farming area of Chiloé, southern Chile.
En el marco de una indagación por asociación ilícita, detectives de la Brigada de Investigación Criminal Puerto Montt incautaron cerca de 9 mil kilos de alimento para salmón, cuyo avalúo supera los 10 millones de pesos. pic.twitter.com/1EJFa6qSt0
— PDI_LosLagos (@PDI_LosLagos) July 11, 2020
At the time in May, the bust resulted in the arrests of 17 men involved in a criminal gang who wanted to offload 41 tonnes of salmon feed. The gang would steal the feed with the aim to stash it Peru to be resold on.