Police in three European countries held a special operation to eliminate a large group, whose members are engaged in spreading weapons and drugs. Under investigation were dozens of people.
Only in Poland was arrested 43 suspects, including the leader of the group, Dominic O., which is known by the nickname Dry. Three more people were detained on the territory of France and Germany, writes Wiadomosci.
Searches were conducted in 75 locations in Poland and in four locations outside the country. Police seized several firearms, ammunition, a large quantity of drugs, counterfeit Euro banknotes, cigarettes without Polish excise stamps and tobacco.
The detainees are suspected of participation in an organized criminal group, producing more than 900 kilograms of amphetamine, the drug trade, the arms trade (particularly with Kalashnikovs and PM-63), stealing expensive cars, the trade in illicit tobacco. One of the detainees are also suspected of the attempted murder.
“In this case in the status of suspects held 50 people, which brought almost 200 charges. 37 suspects arrested,” – said the press Secretary of the Warsaw Prosecutor Lukasz Lapchinsky. The investigation was conducted in 2000.
The arrests were carried out on 25 and 26 September, reports TASS. They were attended by 330 of the Polish police and the police of the Netherlands, Germany and France, employees of Europol and Eurojust. “It was one of the largest international operations of the Polish Prosecutor’s office and the Central investigation office (CSO) in Europe in recent years”, – said the press-Secretary of CSB Iwona jurkiewicz.