Police detained six people and seized drugs in Castelo Branco

The PSP detained six people and seized drugs of various kinds, in Castelo Branco, following eight home searches conducted during the night, announced the District Command of Castelo Branco.

In a statement, the PSP of Castelo Branco explains that the detainees, five men and one woman, between the ages of 18 and 30, are all suspected of committing crimes related to drug trafficking.

The arrests were made following eight home searches carried out at dawn in the city of Castelo Branco by elements of the criminal investigation squad and two dog teams of the Special Police Unit.

“High amounts of narcotics were seized, as well as various objects related to the crimes committed and also money that is suspected to result from the illicit activity carried out by the inmates,” reads the statement from the PSP of Castelo Branco.

Among the material seized by the agents are 1400 grams of hashish, 775 LSD seals, 50 ecstasy tablets, three cannabis sativa plants and about 100 grams of the same substance already dried and ready for consumption, 0.8 grams Of MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine) and 0.26 grams of ketamine.

Also seized were 850 euros in cash, 12 mobile phones, a portable computer, 16 ammunition of prohibited firearms and an explosive smoke signaling device.

“This police operation results from an investigation carried out by this police, under the coordination of the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Castelo Branco, which originated in detentions carried out some time ago by several individuals for drug trafficking in educational establishments in this city,”


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