On 27th and 28th September GNR Loule detained three citizens of 19, 26 and 45-years of age for the crime of drug trafficking.

Following an action to fight crime and drug trafficking in the locality of Franqueada – Loulé, the GNR located the individuals concerned at the location.

After surveillance, the GNR observed the individuals preparing to sell suspected drugs.

Following their detention and follow up action, including searches at the residence of individuals in Loulé, 1,800 individual doses heroin, plus a precision scale, ten mobile phones and 193 euros  were discovered and seized.

Among the material seized were those related to the preparation, packaging and distribution of narcotics.

During the action a Portuguese citizen aged 38 years of age was arrested for possession of illegal firearm and an extendable baton