Police in Thessaloniki seized more than 45 kilos of cannabis, arresting a 27-year-old man, who is said to be a member of an organized drug trafficking ring.
Specifically, yesterday afternoon, in the center of the city, police officers of the General Affairs Department of the Thessaloniki Drug Prosecution Sub-Directorate, with the assistance of their OPKE colleagues, immobilized the car driven by the 27-year-old for inspection and during the search they were found at inside the vehicle and confiscated 2 travel bags with 23 packages of cannabis, weighing a total of 45 kilos and 851 grams.
The arrested person, according to the Police, is a member of an organized circuit of importing large quantities of raw cannabis to Greece from Albania and its trafficking mainly in the urban complex of Thessaloniki. A case was filed against him for violating the laws on drugs, weapons, but also the Traffic Code, as he did not have a driver's license.
During house searches and in the possession of the arrested person, as announced by the Police, two more packages of cannabis weighing a total of 134,2 grams were found and confiscated, a package of cocaine weighing 14 grams, a pistol, cartridges and calyxes, an iron fist, an electronic scale , 4 mobile phones he used for his illegal transactions and a sum of money coming from drug trafficking.
The arrested person will be taken to the competent Prosecutor.