PSP Lisbon – Arrest three persons and seize cocaine, hashish and ecstasy

On 28th July the Lisbon Metropolitan Command PSP, through the Police Division Amadora in an operation to prevent and suppress crime, arrested three men, aged between 19:33 years of age for trafficking in drugs and theft.

In the course of a 3 month investigation, it was found that many people were entering the neighbourhood of the Bairro da Estrada Militar – Amadora to acquire drugs. In a parallel investigation which was carried out concerning robberies in the road, through snatching a group was identified at the CP-Santa Cruz Damaia Station.

The PSP deployed agents in order to intercept the suspects and conduct home searches where the following was seized: 11,678 Product Doses narcotic suspected Hashish; 3357.6 Product Doses narcotic suspected marijuana; 230g product narcotic suspected Ecstasy; 50 Product Doses narcotic drug suspected to be cocaine; 3 Rifles; one pistol; 11 x .12 calibre cartridges; 5 Mobile phones; 2 Precision balances and € 3940 in cash.

One of the arrested defendants was present at 1st examination and was remanded in prison.

The remaining defendants, with a criminal record for committing a number of crimes, will be present today with the Amadora Court to be applied to them as coercion.

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