On 22nd April 2014 at about 1810 hrs, the Police Criminal Investigation unit of PSP Portimão  arrested a foreigner aged 43 years , for trafficking in narcotics in the city.

Following a 6 month investigation in which  another suspected had been arrested and is awaiting trial, PSP caught the suspect in the act of selling drugs. Upon arrest 67 individual doses of heroin, 4 individual doses of cocaine, 1 cellphone, 400 Euros in cash, various materials for handling and packaging of narcotics were seized.

The suspect appeared at the Court of Portimão.