La Araucanía: 14 years in prison for a man who transported more than 8 kilos of cocaine in a stolen car

About 14 years in prison must serve a man, 58 years old, which in the vicinity of the Púa toll in the region of La Araucanía, transported more than 8 and a half kilos of cocaine base paste. In addition, the car in which he was traveling was charged for robbery of violence in the Metropolitan region.

The case derives from a procedure of Carabinieri carried out on December 16, 2020 on route five, with the support of the trained dog Elier.

The OS-7 personnel, when controlling a KIA Morning car, detected that on board the vehicle 8 kilos 615 gross grams of cocaine base were transferredfor which the driver and sole occupant of the car, Carlos Alberto Araneda Peña, domiciled in Rancagua, was arrested.

In the same procedure, it was verified that the The vehicle in which he was traveling was commissioned for a robbery with violence in the Peñalolen commune, in the Metropolitan region, and which also circulated with false license plates..

The prosecutor of the Public Ministry in Lautaro, Miguel Ángel Velásquez, who supported the respective accusation, detailed the sentence applied to the accused by the Oral Court of Temuco.


The man, who worked as an electrician, has been convicted of similar crimes since 2012, according to the prosecutor at the hearing, which was considered by the judges as the aggravating circumstance of specific recidivism at the time of applying the sentence.


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