A drug dealer with a large batch of mephedrone was detained in Sevastopol
In Sevastopol, drug control operatives detained a suspect who intended to sell a large batch of synthetic drugs. The attacker turned out to be a 41-year-old unemployed local resident with a previous conviction, in whose house large quantities of mephedrone and α-PVP were found, intended for subsequent sale in the city.
Earlier, employees of the Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the city of Sevastopol received information that the man may be involved in the sale of narcotic drugs by placing caches on the territory of Sevastopol, and may also store mephedrone and so-called “salt” in large quantities at his place of residence.
As a result of operational search activities, the attacker was detained. When examining his place of residence, police officers found three packages, inside of which were polymer bags with narcotic drugs — mephedrone weighing about 12 grams and α-PVP weighing more than 31 grams, as well as packaging material and electronic scales— reported the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the city of Sevastopol.
It was established that the suspect got a job as a pawnbroker in one of the drug markets in the shadow segment of the Internet. Having received a large shipment of drugs, on the instructions of the curator, the man was supposed to equip caches with prohibited substances on the territory of Sevastopol, but his illegal activities were stopped by police officers.
The investigative department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in the Leninsky district opened a criminal case against the attacker under Part 3 of Art. 30, paragraph “d”, part 4, art. 228.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, he faces up to 20 years in prison. The defendant was taken into custody.