Castelo Branco – 15 arrested for trafficking in narcotics

The GNR Territorial Command of Castelo Branco, through the Criminal Investigation Nucleus of Fundão, arrested on 4th July, 13 men and two women between the ages of 20 and 35, for the crime of drug trafficking in Covilhã, Fundão, Cortes do Meio and Tortosendo.

As part of an investigation for drug trafficking, which has been taking place since the beginning of the year, 17 household searches and six non-domiciliary searches were carried out and seized:

  • 40 doses of hashish; 16 doses of cocaine; two grams of cannabis leaves; a shotgun; 11 blank guns; a compressed air weapon; six cartridge; six vehicles; 2 200 euros in cash; 30 mobile phones; 11 computers; four tablets; various precision scales; various external disks, pen’s and memory cards; and various material destined to the cutting, packaging, sale and consumption of narcotic product.

The suspects were constituted defendants, subject to expiration of their identity and residency being, and presented at the Judicial Court of Fundão.

This operation counted on the collaboration of the military commanders of the Territorial Commands of Aveiro, Coimbra, Guarda, Leiria, Portalegre and Santarém.


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