Customs officers in Lom find heroin instead of first aid kit


2012-06-11

Customs officers in the Northern town of Lom found heroin instead of a first aid kit.
A mobile customs group stopped a car for a check. The vehicle was with Bulgarian registration and was travelling from Bulgaria to Austria, driven by a Bulgarian national.
The car was redirected for a thorough check to the Vidin Ferryboat checkpoint, where authorities found a suspicious package put in the space, where the first aid kit was supposed to be. The drug test made on the field responded to heroin. The package contained some 702 grams of heroin.
The driver was drawn a statement of customs violation and the case has been referred to the District Prosecutor's Office - Vidin.