On 7th February at 0530 hrs a detachment from GNR Albufeira arrested four people, three men and a woman , wanted in connection with drug trafficking and illegal gun possession.

During a surveillance against drug trafficking in the  area they stopped a car on the IC 1.

After searching the car, the GNR discovered and seized a 6:35 caliber pistol which was hidden inside the car and enough narcotic product for 2625 individual doses of heroin. Also sized was a kilogram of the drug used for cutting and packing.

Two of those arrested were found to be illegally in the country. Those arrested, aged between 26 and 30 years from Quarteira and Amadora , will appear in court with an application to be remanded in custody.