Customs inspectors seize large amount of anabolic steroids at Lesovo checkpoint


2012-03-15

Customs inspectors have seized a large amount of anabolic steroids at Lesovo checkpoint on the Bulgarian-Turkish border, announced the press center of the National Customs Agency.
They were found in a Turkish bus traveling on its regular route from Bulgaria to Turkey. The vehicle arrived at the checkpoint at 1:10 a.m. local time. The two drivers and stewardess said they were transporting nothing that needed to be declared. Despite that the customs inspectors carried out a check and found a large amount of anabolic steroids in a hollow behind the rear tires. They took out 46,600 tablets, 1,774 ampoules and 30 different solutions.
The second driver, a 35-year-old Turkish citizen, admitted having hidden the anabolic steroids in the bus and was detained.
The anabolic steroids were seized. An investigating customs inspector is working on the case. Pre-trial proceedings were opened.