Cherkasy region – SBU officers detain the group of drug-dealers
Cherkasy region - SBU officers in cooperation with the Police detained participants of the organized group of drug-dealers.
Law enforcers established that three criminals equipped in one of the garage complexes the «store room» with drugs fitted with video surveillance system and upgraded protection tools. In the premise the drug-dealers packaged and kept the psychotropic substances, which were distributed by the couriers to clients.
SBU operatives documented that the criminals also stole cars in the territory of Ukraine, changed license numbers and sold the cars. Moreover, the criminal group conducted several assaults on jewelry stores.
SBU officers detained the organizer and two accomplices during packing of the next batch of drugs.
During the searches in the «store room», the law enforcers seized 20 kg of cannabis, 60 g of packaged amphetamine, almost 100 rounds of different caliber and also they detected the stolen luxury car. According to the specialists' research, the cost of the confiscated drugs on the «black market» is UAH 500 000 (USD 18,500).
The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 3 Article 307, Part 3 Article 309, and Part 1 Article 263 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The urgent investigations are under way.
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