More than 100 kg of ecstasy were found by Brest customs officers in hiding places of car
A large consignment of narcotic and psychotropic substances was found by Brest customs officers. A citizen of the Russian Federation intended to bring the substances in the hiding places of her car from Poland into the territory of the Eurasian Economic Union.
The 38-year-old citizen followed through Domachevo checkpoint by 2010 CHRYSLER.
The woman followed through the "red" corridor, submitting to the declaration electric scooter and floor air conditioning.
However, when inspecting the car with the use of the X-ray inspection system, customs officers revealed goods hidden from the customs control. During the further inspection, together with officers of the Border Guard Service in the cabin and the trunk of the car, specially made hiding places were discovered, which can be opened with an electromagnetic lock.
In total, 100 polymer packages weighing more than 100 kg were removed from the constructive compartments, which contained a beige-colored crystalline substance and three polymer briquettes with a pressed brown substance weighing about 550 g.
According to the results of the chemical examination, the seized substances are a particularly dangerous psychotropic substance MDMA (Ecstasy) and dangerous narcotic drug hashish.
That was the largest batch of psychotropic substances identified at the customs border in the last 25 years. The use of ecstasy can cause a strong psychological dependence and has extremely adverse health effects. After the use of pills, there is a sharp increase in physical and muscular activity, causing euphoria, during which a person is able to commit violent crimes.
Officers of Brest customs initiated the criminal case against the citizen of the Russian Federation in accordance with Part 2. Art. 321-1 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus. The citizen is detained in the order of Art. 108 of the Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Belarus and placed in a detention facility.