Police in large drug haul

Largest this year – 30,000 individual doses

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Four suspects, all aged 28 – 38 years old, were detained on Wednesday in possession of 30,000 individual doses of assorted drugs and €25,000in cash in Funchal and São Vicente – a total of six houses were searched.

Of the four detainees, who were known to each other, three were present for the first judicial interrogation, at the Judicial Court of Funchal, with the criminal investigation judge ordering the preventive detention of two defendants and the obligation of periodic presentations by the PSP (Security Police) in the area of ​​residence to the third. One was released on the instruction of the prosecutor.

Two out of four suspected drug traffickers detained in an operation by the Regional Command of the Public Security Police (PSP) will await the development of the investigation in preventive detention, said this Friday an official source at the Madeira District Court. They were awarded the most serious sentence under the penal code and will await trial in Funchal Prison “Three male individuals were present, accused of committing the crime of drug trafficking”, reveals a note from the Madeira Comarca court sent to the JM newsroom.

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4 thoughts on “Police in large drug haul”

  1. At least the seems that the Madeira government with the created task to deal with this problem are starting doing something to stop being a big problem out of control . Excellent work but more needs to be done


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