On 10th October a GNR patrol from Faro arrested a 36 year old Portuguese male who had carried out a theft by carjacking in the early hours of the morning.
During the incident the culprit had in his possession a firearm. Following a report made to the city PSP police, information was exchanged with GNR Faro who located the stolen vehicle in the outskirts of Faro.
After the culprit parked the car the GNR patrol approached it and arrested the driver. The firearm was found in the vehicle.
The arrested person who is now under detention has a previous record for theft, drug trafficking and attempted homicide and has already served time in prison and was on parole.
In the early afternoon of 7th October a GNR bicycle patrol at the municipal park in Loulé saw an individual selling drugs to consumers. The man was approached and arrested and some 30 individual doses of heroin were seized together with cash – €455
During a subsequent search of his house in Parragil, Loulé sufficient heroin to make 1065 individual doses of heroin, two grinding mills, €150 and three precision scales were also found.
The detainee, who has served time in prison on charges of drug trafficking and fraud was bought before the Judicial District Court.