The local command of the Olhão Maritime Police seized today a vessel with 58 bales of hashish on board, which was next to Faro Island in Faro.
The alert was received by the picket of the Maritime Police of Olhão, at 6:30 am, by telephone contact of a citizen.
The members of the Maritime Police immediately went to the place, where they detected the vessel in the sand, without any crew on board and with the drug bundles inside.
After all the necessary steps were taken, the vessel was then towed with the hashish bundles inside, to the commercial port of Faro, where they were unloaded.
The bales were then handed over to the Judicial Police, which will be in charge of the investigation.