By Dialogo March 28, 2011 On 24 March, anti-drug agents arrested five alleged Brazilian drug traffickers suspected of forming the criminal group known as the ‘First Capital Commando’ (PCC), which operates in São Paulo, a police report indicated. The five are Guilherme de Matos Palmeira Couto, 23 years old, Milton Dalis Mendes Couto (55), Jorge Carneiro (25), Olvier Giovanni da Silva (27), and Paulo Augusto de Sousa (28). The operation took place in the city of Pedro Juan Caballero, on the land border with the town of Ponta Porá, Brazil, 550 km to the northeast, according to the report. The anti-drug police also seized vehicles, weapons (including an AR-15 machine gun), bullets, and several packets of marijuana from them. The PCC supplies the city of São Paulo with cocaine and marijuana and is controlled from the prisons of São Paulo state, according to the Brazilian police.
A last-gasp point earned Fethard the Tipperary Water Intermediate Football Championship title.Brian Healy scored two minutes into second-half stoppage time to earn the South Tipp club a 1-11 to 2-7 win against Golden-Kilfeacle at Leahy Park, Cashel. Newport are the Tipperary Water Intermediate hurling champions.They defeated Thurles Sarsfields 1-17 to 0-15 in the final, which was played in Dundrum.Their win also means that they return to the senior ranks for the first time since 2005.