Fifteen arrested, over 5 kg of cannabis seized in large-scale anti-drug operations in Blagoevgrad region6 December 2019 | 13:24 | FOCUS News Agency
Two men, aged 38 and 40, both from Skrat village, Petrich, three men aged 18, 19 and 23, all from Blagoevgrad, and a 25-year-old from Stara Zagora were detained, while making a deal for about 5.5 kg of cannabis near the village of Rupite. The police officers searched addresses in Skrat managed by the two men (aged 38 and 40), and seized about BGN 30,800 and EUR 6,150 and 4 bags containing residues of dried plants testing positive for cannabis. In a subsequent operative actions, police officers detained a 70-year-old resident of the village.
Ahead of the high winter tourist season, the officers of Bankso Police Station carried out a raid against drug distribution. A total of 8 men were detained in Bansko – six, aged 18 to 34, all from the town, a 25-year-old from Stara Zagora, and a 22-year-old from Svilengrad. The officers searched four addresses in Bansko and one in Blagoevgrad. Аt a place inhabited by a 21-old, they found about 44.1 grams of dried cannabis, an electronic balance and a plastic bag of cannabis seeds. At another place they found and seized about 13 grams of dried cannabis and a mill.
The investigation is ongoing.
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