PSP detain seven persons for drug trafficking

The Metropolitan Command of the PSP of Lisbon, through the Police Division of Vila Franca de Xira, on 30 and 31 May, in several parishes of the municipality of Vila Franca de Xira, arrested seven men, aged 21 And 54 years, suspected of committing drug trafficking offences.

The arrests were the result of an operation triggered by an investigation that began more than a year ago. In addition to these detentions, 10 household searches and 11 non-domiciliary searches were carried out, with the following being seized:

  • 4262 Individual doses of narcotic product suspected of being Hashish;
    • 667 Individual doses of narcotic product suspected of being Cocaine;
    • € 4,000 in cash from the ECB;
    • 2 Firearms with ammunition and five vehicles

The detainees were present at the District Court of Vila Franca de Xira for the first judicial interrogation, and weekly presentations were applied to four of the suspects and the most serious measure  Preventive Arrest to the remaining three suspects.


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