In the Kuzbass customs officers have seized 3.5 kilograms of marijuana, delivered in parcels from Canada
Employees of operational search Department of the Kemerovo customs along with the police cut the channel of deliveries of drugs to Russia from abroad. The security forces managed to seize two parcels, which contained several kilograms of prohibited substances, which arrived from North America.
Two packages sent from Canada were intended 30-year-old resident of Kemerovo. When the man came to get them in the mail, he was detained by law enforcement officers, according to the official website of the Siberian customs office of the FCS.
The parcels were plastic pellets with the substance of green color. Examination showed that the inside of the briquettes is marijuana. The total weight obtained from abroad drugs amounted to 3 kilograms 497,8 grams.
According to the detained men, about three months ago he was approached by a neighbor who offered a monetary reward in the amount of two thousand rubles to make his name international mail from Canada. “In the course of urgent investigative actions had been installed and the customer premises 34-year-old repeatedly convicted kemerovchanin,” – said in a press release.
When conducting a search in his house with the use of service-search dog customs officers found “drug MDMA (L-3,4-methylendioxy-N-alpha-dimethyl-phenyl-ethylamine) 9 463 tablets (blue, red and green), the approximate mass of 3 kilograms 956,81 grams”.
According to him, previously, he has repeatedly received international postage with the drug, including from Germany. Then the man had Packed the drugs and sent them in small batches in different regions of Russia.
In relation to one of the suspects a preventive measure in the form of detention. On the fact of smuggling filed three criminal cases under part 3 and part 4 of article 229.1 of the criminal code (“Illegal movement across the customs border of the Russian Federation with States-members of the Customs Union within the Eurasian economic community of narcotic drugs on a large scale international mail”).
The investigation involved staff PURPOSE of the FCS of Russia, ABCN the Siberian operative customs, UNK GU MVD of Russia across the Kemerovo region.