They arrested a poacher and seized two shotguns in San Vicente

Monday, September 19, 2022 | 7:04 p.m.

A 23-year-old man was arrested last night after evading with his motorcycle a vehicle control carried out by agents of the Rural Crimes Division, at the height of Paraje Tirica de San Vicente. In addition, he had in his possession two shotguns and several cartridges, intended for poaching.

According to what was recorded by police sources, the arrest of the person involved was carried out through a security device carried out on Provincial Route 9, by the Police and the personnel of the Ministry of Ecology. In this context, they tried to stop the movement of a motorcycle without lights on board a subject.

The motorcyclist made some dissuasive maneuvers and fled down a terraced road in said area. Then, the patrol began a chase, entering a yerba mate plantation area, the young man abandoned the vehicle and a burlap bag.

Finally, the agents detained the driver and seized the motorcycle, upon verifying the bag in question, they established that two shotgun-type firearms were found inside, along with several projectiles, which are estimated to be used for illegal hunting. spokesmen added.

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