The National Gendarmerie found 115 kilograms of marijuana in one of the cars.
Three people were placed in pre-trial detention in Quimper after being intercepted by a gang from Spain that resulted in the seizure of 115 kg of cannabis resin.
The operation started on the night of Wednesday, September 21, with the assistance of GIGN. Its purpose was to intercept “a convoy of two vehicles traveling at high speed” returning from the south of Spain and moving up the Atlantic coast, crossing the Deux-Sèvres and the Charente-Maritime, according to a press release from the National Gendarmerie.
According to the gendarmerie, two “very unfavorable” men were arrested and “nearly 115 kilograms of cannabis resin” were seized inside the vehicle. A “woman belonging to the same network” was also arrested at her home in Kimperl (Finistère).
“During this search, “elements that materialize the behavior of traffic (cocaine, cannabis resin and herbal cannabis) and valuables were seized.” “Two pistols and several hundred ammunition” as well as cannabis resin were found in the vehicle being searched, the gendarmerie adds.
Placed in police custody, the three were brought to the Kemper prosecutor’s office on Saturday to file a lawsuit on “drug trafficking, drug importation, participation in a criminal association, seizure of category B weapons and ammunition.” “, indicates the National Gendarmerie.
Presented to a judge, all three were placed in pre-trial detention, adds the National Gendarmerie.
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