News > Features

Features

277 kg of cannabis seized on the A9

France 3/Scoop, Oct 3

Catalonia was on strike this Tuesday and several roads were blocked between France and Spain. Just before these blockages, a truck was almost able to cross into France with 277 kilos of cannabis.

At first glance, the removal van seemed to be carrying furniture, but the customs officials decided to search the truck because they were "intrigued" by the behavior of the Danish driver and his first statements. They finally found the cannabis hidden inside furniture and in two suitcases.

The two occupants of the van “were handed over to the judicial police department of Perpignan, on instructions from the Perpignan public prosecutor’s office," said the customs officers.

The value of the goods is estimated to be more than €554,000 on the black market, according to the Perpignan customs officers.

Similar Stories

Features

'World's first' flavoured oysters to be…

Well, we’ve already had heart shaped oysters, now we have flavoured oysters.…

The Local, Oct 13

Features

Ryanair comes clean

On Friday Ryanair emailed all of its customers who were affected by its 2,100 flight…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 1

Features

Very cheap rail travel available

Thousands of SNCF tickets are on offer at heavily discounted prices. Now is the…

The Connexion, Sep 22

Features

Homeless man held over shocking murder

A man was arrested on Sunday over the gruesome murder of a heavily pregnant woman…

The Local, Sep 18