Archive for July, 2016

PSP Lisbon – Arrest three persons and seize cocaine, hashish and ecstasy

Friday, July 29th, 2016

On 28th July the Lisbon Metropolitan Command PSP, through the Police Division Amadora in an operation to prevent and suppress crime, arrested three men, aged between 19:33 years of age for trafficking in drugs and theft.

In the course of a 3 month investigation, it was found that many people were entering the neighbourhood of the Bairro da Estrada Militar – Amadora to acquire drugs. In a parallel investigation which was carried out concerning robberies in the road, through snatching a group was identified at the CP-Santa Cruz Damaia Station.

The PSP deployed agents in order to intercept the suspects and conduct home searches where the following was seized: 11,678 Product Doses narcotic suspected Hashish; 3357.6 Product Doses narcotic suspected marijuana; 230g product narcotic suspected Ecstasy; 50 Product Doses narcotic drug suspected to be cocaine; 3 Rifles; one pistol; 11 x .12 calibre cartridges; 5 Mobile phones; 2 Precision balances and € 3940 in cash.

One of the arrested defendants was present at 1st examination and was remanded in prison.

The remaining defendants, with a criminal record for committing a number of crimes, will be present today with the Amadora Court to be applied to them as coercion.

Alenquer – person arrested by GNR for drug trafficking

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

On 11th July the GNR in Merceana, Alenquer, detained a man of 32 years, on suspicion of drug trafficking, in Carlsbad.

The arrest was made following a complaint concerning the existence of a plantation of cannabis. A house search was conducted where the GNR seized 21 cannabis plants, with heights between 54 cms and 2.06 meters, totalling about 8.226 kilos.

The suspect was charged and summoned to appear on July 12th, for first interrogation at then judicial court of Alenquer.

PSP Sintra arrest four men for Robbery and illegal possession of a Firearm

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

On 15th at 04.35 hrs the PSP Lisbon Metropolitan Police Command – Sintra Division arrested four men, aged between 19 and 22 years for robbery and the illegal possession of firearm in Rio de Mouro area

At about 23.00 hrs on the 14th, in the area of ​​Vale Mourão, two suspects approached a couple, 20 and 27 years of age, and under threat of firearms, attacked and stole a bunch of keys belonging to the victims and then fled in a vehicle that has been identified by victims.

The PSP were alerted and undertook an operation to locate the suspects.  at around 04.35 hrs they located and identified the said vehicle with four suspects. They then conducted a search of the vehicle and the following items was seized:

One 7.65mm calibre pistol with five rounds of ammunition; one alarm gun; one bunch of house keys (belonging to the victim).

The Detainees were on Saturday, attended the Judiciary of the Lisbon West District Court,  Mafra for 1st Judicial Interrogation, having been imposed the measure of making weekly reports to police..

Search Resumes for British national who fell from boat in River Tagus – Lisbon

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

The search to find the Englishman who on Saturday fell from a tourist boat to the river Tagus in Algés area was resumed at 08h30 on 19th July, said a source from the Maritime Authority of Lisbon. The same source told Lusa News agency that the searches will be conducted by two speedboats at 08h30 and will continue until sunset if necessary.  According to the Commander and Captain of the Port of Lisbon, Malachi Domingues, searches are being carried out between the 25th of April Bridge and Lighthouse Bugio, which marks the separation between the river and the ocean.