Cannabis cigarettes seized at Kalotina customs checkpoint


2011-06-17
Customs officers seized cannabis from a BMW X6 car with Dutch registration. At around 1:30 a.m. last night customs officers at Kalotina customs checkpoint stopped a car for a check. The driver and one of his companions were Dutch nationals, while the third passenger - a Turkish national, as three of them had one and the same surname.
The three said they had nothing to declare before the customs authorities. During the check, customs officers found 12 red and green plastic cones, tapped with caps. Each of the cones contained a cigarette full of cannabis. The cones were put in boxes of tooth paste, medicines, cream.
The driver confessed the cannabis cigarettes belonged to him.
Since the turn of the week customs officers at Kalotina customs checkpoint have seized some 1,232 boxes of cigarettes.