The Coastal Control Unit of the National Republican Guard (UCC / GNR), through the Coastal Sub-Detachment of Aljezur, yesterday, August 17, arrested a 57-year-old man in flagrante delicto for the crime of drug trafficking in the locality from Vale de Gaios, Monchique municipality.
Following a complaint, the Guarda military detected a cannabis plantation, resulting in the constitution of an defendant, who claimed to be the owner and producer of the plantation. During the police investigations carried out at the site, 41 cannabis plants, 25 meters of irrigation tube and 2 timers used in irrigation were apprehended.
The detainee was constituted accused and the facts forwarded to the Judicial Court of Portimão.
The action had the reinforcement of the Criminal Investigation Center (NIC) of Portimão.