Igoumenitsa: Truck had in cartons 70 kg of cannabis

A large amount of cannabis, reaching around 70 kg, was detected by officials of the Patras regional Narcotics DEA team, during a check on a truck, at its external port, in particular, according to the Port, following the use of information and a long-term investigation, a check was carried out on a truck in Igoumenitsa, which had been unloaded by a passenger – ferry ship from Italy. During the inspection, with the help of the police drug detection dog “MEZKAL”, the Port officials spotted eight cartons at the cargo site, containing 43 plastic packaging with raw hydroponic hemp, a total weight of 48 kg and 139 grams. Another 215 plastic packages with treated cannabis were also identified, with a total weight of 21 kg and 260 grams. The porters then arrested the 61-year-old truck driver, while a 69-year-old, who, according to the Port, is reportedly involved in the case of drug transfer, was arrested in Attica.