Drugs and firearms in large amounts found during investigation of crime group dismantled on 7 and 8 August14 August 2019 | 14:42 | FOCUS News Agency
As part of the operation against the largest organised crime group for drug distribution in the country so far, the law enforcement officers carried out investigative actions in Manastirski Livadi quarter in Sofia.
In a garage box rented by one of the group members, who is wanted under a European arrest warrant, the officers found and seized a large amount of narcotic drugs of different kinds, automatic firearms and documents proving the criminal activity of the group. The garage was used as a drug warehouse and packaging area. Most of the drugs were delivered “in bulk” in different types of packages, sacks, bags.
The marijuana found in the garage was stored in 110 packages of different weights, in two bags and five bags. There were also seven packages of a total of 70,000 ecstasy tablets, two 3-litre jars of amphetamine tablets, liquid amphetamine, as well as 114 packages of amphetamines of different weights, heroin, 100 space bags of cocaine. The quantity and value of the drugs is yet to be estimated.
Officials also recovered two Kalashnikov and one Scorpion rifles, seven electronic scales, a vacuuming machine, protective clothing (overalls, masks, gloves), as well as four accounting books.
The investigation into the group activities is ongoing. Thirty-three persons have been charged so far, part of whom are wanted under European arrest warrants.
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