The Customs Agency, the Police and Prosecutors seized 90 kg of heroin


2014-06-03

 

The total amount of the retained drug exceed 8 million Levs.

 

The amount of retained YTD drugs and precursors is a record - 2421.759 kg in 66 cases.

 

15.528 kg of heroin were found in the car "Opel Frontera" with Bulgarian registration. The car was abandoned with engine connected near the Danube Bridge border post on May 31 afternoon. Customs officers noticed the car without a driver and immediately notified border police on duty. The car was taken to a mobile X-ray inspection of the Customs Agency.

The scanner found in the spare tire are concealed 30 packages wrapped with opaque tape containing powder, 15.528 kg total. The field drug test showed that the substance was heroin. The value of drug prices litigation amounted to 1,397,520 Levs. Pre-trial proceedings have been instituted in the case. The search for the owner of the car continues.

 

The other case is dated June 1. Truck "MAN" with Croatian registration arrived at the checkpoint Kalotina around 8:30 PM on track "Exit". The driver was a Croatian citizen. The truck was transporting goods from Turkey to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Border police questioned the contents of the load and the truck was sent for X-ray examination. The scan has found a breakthrough in the trailer. It has been found that the package of two pallets is not intact. The boxes were rearranged in a manner forming cavities. Total 4 brown box were found right there. They contained 144 packages of a weight 73,644 kg. The substance of the boxes is checked with field drug test. Checks identify that this is heroin. The value of the seized drug amounted to 6,627,960 Levs Pre-trial proceedings have been instituted in the case. The Croatian citizen is detained in custody for 72 hours with a prosecutor's order.

 

The amount of retained YTD drugs and precursors is a record - 2421.759 kg in 66 cases. The detained since the beginning of the year 2421.759 kg drug outweigh also discovered drugs in 2009, 2010, 2011. Only heroin, which was detained since the beginning of year, is total of 335.706 kg in 15 cases. This is a record amount for the same period since 2009.