This Wednesday (25), the Civil Police of Santa Catarina, through the Department of Theft and Theft of Cargo of the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DFRC/DEIC) and the Municipal Police Department of Nova Itaberaba, issued a warrant to hijack a car . worth around R$1.6 million in Itajaí. The move was carried out in the continuation of the investigation into the property crime that caused the millionaire’s damage to the company.
The investigation began at the end of October 2022, after the victim contacted the Criminal Investigation Department of Tubarão and reported that he had at least six loads of drinks after payment. The cargo was transported in the city of Tubarão and was supposed to be sent to the provinces of the northern region of the country, but it was diverted and, later, it started to be sold.
The case was referred to DFRC/DEIC. After investigative work, some areas used to store cargo were identified, as well as offices and properties used by those investigated.
The first phase of the operation
In the first phase of the operation, nine search and seizure warrants and seizure of goods and values were carried out in the cities of Balneário Camboriú, Camboriú, Barra Velha, Itajaí, Palhoça and Belém (Pará).
About 70 pallets, products, items and documents were seized which will grant the continuation of the investigation. About R$ 90 thousand were also withheld.