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Caught red-handed. A pawn in a drug trafficking network was nabbed when he received a package of 500 grams of cannabis resin from the United States. Two other individuals were arrested in the Morbihan in Brittany.
Weapon, cannabis and cocaine
It all started with a discovery by customs at Roissy airport on Monday 12 September 2022. A 41-year-old man from Vannes had received a package with a Monopoly game and… 500 grams of cannabis.
The police take over from customs. Two other individuals were arrested on September 13. The second man arrested in Ménimur is the alleged sponsor of the network. He is well known to the police for similar facts. A third individual had been in charge of the sale in Belz and Etel in the Pays d’Auray for at least 6 months.
In all, law enforcement will get their hands on 12,000 euros, 1.4 kg of cannabis, cocaine and a weapon at the alleged sponsor.
Two out of three convictions this Friday
The recipient of the package was presented in immediate appearance before the Vannes public prosecutor’s office on September 16, 2022. He took 15 month suspended prison sentence and a customs fine of €4,950.
The 32-year-old alleged sponsor declined an immediate appearance. He will be judged on December 9. He was remanded in custody.
The inhabitant of the Pays d’Auray had 30 months in prison and 12 months suspended. The Morbihannais was placed under a warrant of deposit.
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