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Paris: Ten People Arrested after the Seizure of a Tonne of Cannabis

A truck was intercepted at Aulnay-sous-Bois with a ton of cannabis inside …

A nice catch. Ten people were indicted and remanded in custody in a trafficking case drugs, we have learned this Saturday from a  judicial source.  On Monday through monitoring and surveillance, officers of the Central Office for the Suppression of Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (OCRTIS) had intercepted a truck in the industrial area of Aulnay-sous-Bois (Seine-Saint-Denis) carrying a ton of cannabis with an estimated street value of more than 2.5 million euros.

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The two Spanish drivers were immediately arrested along with six other people from the Paris region and Loire-Atlantique, suspected of coming recover the goods. Hours later, two other men were arrested in the Oise, suspected of driving the lead car, intended to warn traders of the possible presence of policemen.

The drug trafficking investigation, importation of drugs by organized gangs and criminal conspiracy is led by the specialized interregional court in Paris.

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