8 arrests for possession of drugs in Ionian islands including one for heroin in Argostoli

IONIAN ISLANDS OF INFORMATION OFFICERS

Corfu, June 23, 2020

PRESS RELEASE

Eight (8) people arrested for drug possession in Ionian Islands

Small quantities of raw cannabis and heroin were seized

During the last twenty-four hours in the Ionian Islands, seven (7) locals and a foreigner were arrested during police checks for drug possession.

In particular, in Corfu in four different cases were identified:

  • yesterday (22-06-2020), by police officers of the Crime Prevention and Suppression Team (OPKE) and the Drug Prosecution Department of the Security Sub-Directorate, in two different cases, two (2) nationals in whose possession small amounts of raw cannabis were found, respectively
  • on Sunday (21-06-2020), in Corfu, by police officers of the Crime Prevention and Suppression Team (OPKE), a citizen in whose possession was also found a small amount of raw cannabis,
  • on Wednesday (17.06.2020), by police officers of the Paleokastriton Police Department, two (2) citizens for possession of small amounts of heroin.

In addition, in Zakynthos on Saturday (20-06-2020), in Alikes, by police officers of the DI.AS Group, a foreigner, in whose possession was found, a small amount of raw cannabis.

Also, on Saturday (20-06-2020), in the early morning hours, he was located by police officers of the Argostoli Security Department, a citizen who was in possession of a small amount of heroin.

In another case, he was found on Friday (19.06.2020), in the evening in Lefkada, by police officers of the Crime Prevention and Suppression Team (OPKE), a citizen in whose possession a small amount of raw cannabis was found.

The detainees were taken to the local Prosecutor’s Office.

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