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.