Ex-police officer suspected of organizing interregional crime group engaged in drug trafficking detained in Omsk
Operatives have been establishing the identity of the group members for two years.
Omsk drug control officers have detained nine members of an interregional organized criminal group engaged in the sale of drugs, Gorod55 reports. The investigation considers an ex-policeman from Omsk, 45, and an athlete from Sochi, 37, to be the organizers of the group.
It is reported that the police have been establishing the gang members for two years, since the group carefully conspired its activities. In addition to the leaders, the gang included coordinators of an online store, organizers of supplies, curators, mortgagors, and a financier.
During the searches, three kilograms of heroin, packaging material, 800 thousand rubles ($12.2 thousand), five cars and more than 20 means of communication were seized from the group members in the Omsk region and Krasnodar Kray.
Eleven criminal cases were filed against the gangsters. Eight people were arrested, another one is under house arrest.