The Judiciary Police, through the Southern Board of Directors, identified and detained a man for alleged drug trafficking.

In the course of an investigation into illicit drug trafficking and in compliance with a search and arrest warrant issued by the competent judicial authority, the suspect was detained in the Lisbon metropolitan area on 28th February, having been seized 260 grams of hashish .

The present investigation is related to an accident and abandonment of a car occurred on the A22 in December 2018, which carried 84.6 Kgs of narcotics.

The 30-year-old detainee was present at the first judicial interrogation, and the pre-trial detention order was applied.