Rostov-on-Don: Police busts methamphetamine lab
5 people were accused of illegal drugs production and sale.
The police busted a methamphetamine lab in Rostov-on-Don, arresting people suspected of producing and selling drugs.
The arrestees had been producing and selling methamphetamine in Rostov-on-Don for a long time.
The police searched houses of 2 suspects and found a methamphetamine lab, according to the Office of Public Affairs of the Main Department of the Russian MIA in the Rostov Region. The MIA employees confiscated equipment, ingredients, and more than 1 kilo of methamphetamine ready to be used and sold.
A criminal case was opened against 2 men and 3 women for breaking articles 30, part 3 (Preparations for a Crime, and Attempted Crimes) and 228.1, part 5 (Illegal Making, Sale or Dispatch of Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances or Analogues Thereof) of the Russian Criminal Code. The five drug dealers were remanded.
The police is investigating whether they committed other similar offenses.
Moreover, 2 methamphetamine dealers were arrested in the Voroshilovsky and Sovetsky Districts (Rostov-on-Don), according to today’s report of the Office of Public Affairs of the Main Department of the Russian MIA in the Rostov Region. The police seized 1 gram of methamphetamine from one of them and 3 grams from another.
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