On 27th July 2014 the criminal investigation unit of GNR Loulé, in collaboration with the GNR Quarteira, conducted an operation to combat drug trafficking by executing two search warrants at two residences located in Quarteira.

The operation, was a culmination of an investigation into theft and larceny crimes, resulting in the arrest of three people aged 22, 27 and 28-year-old indicted for theft and drug trafficking.

During the operation 65 individual doses of cocaine and 25 of  hashish was also seized as well as several objects thought to be connected with the unlawful activity namely a game console, an iPod, a camera six mobile phones and even a clock.

The GNR consider that this has tackled those responsible for burglary and theft that occurred in recent days in Quarteira and Vilamoura.

Detainees, originating from the metropolitan area of ​​Lisbon, will appear at the Judicial District Court of Loulé for application of remand conditions.