Brazilian Federal Police assisted Paraguay’s National Anti-Drug Secretariat (SENAD) in the destruction of 1,132 tons of marijuana plants on the countries’ shared border as part of a new phase of Operation New Alliance (Operação Nova Aliança), a bilateral agreement to combat drug trafficking, Brazil’s Ministry of Justice and Public Security said in a press release Tuesday.
Ontario police have arrested 18 people, seized illegals firearms and confiscated drugs worth an estimated US$ 3 million following an 18-month investigation dubbed "Project Silkstone."
Ten marijuana farmers who shot at police attempting to regain control over an outlaw region of Albania in 2014 were jailed by a Tirana court Monday, according to Reuters.
Turkish authorities have captured a vessel carrying more than 13 tons of marijuana that was reportedly meant to be distributed to European countries, according to the state-run Anadolu Agency (AA) news portal.
As part of police operation Cifliku authorities in Albania have detained four people, all members of the same family, on suspicion of making and selling drugs.
A court in Bosnia and Herzegovina has ordered into 30-day custody the former police officer who was arrested last week on suspicion of helping import drugs to the Croatian seaside town of Dubrovnik as part of a large organized crime gang.
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