The Judicial Police in the south area reported on 30th July that they have identified and arrested three men suspected of the crime of drug trafficking.

One suspect was arrested in Olhão, as he prepared to make the sale of narcotic products and the other two were arrested in a room where they were packing the product.

In the search 159 doses of cocaine, a precision scale, other packaging equipment, mobile phones, computer equipment and a €100 in cash.

The investigations have indicated that the arrested persons are responsible for the supply of cocaine in the areas of Olhão, Faro and Loulé.

Those arrested, aged between 21 and 31 years, will be present at the first court hearing for the application of remand/reporting conditions.