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Besançon: massive operation of the gendarmerie against a network of narcotics


INFO LE FIGARO – Nearly 200 soldiers participated on Wednesday January 11 in this punch operation in a “Republican reconquest district”.

Investigators had been preparing the ground for two years to intervene in one of the sixty "republican reconquest districts" of France, in Besançon.

On Wednesday January 11, 200 gendarmes from Bourgogne-Franche-Comté and the Besançon research section managed to arrest 12 traffickers implicated for "criminal association" and "drug trafficking",

Le Figaro

learned from a source within the gendarmerie.

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A long-term job which made it possible to destroy two important points of deal and to seize several kilos of cannabis resin and cocaine.

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The gendarmes had launched the investigations in January 2020. Thanks to surveillance work, the soldiers had spotted two suspicious individuals at the exit of the Vaux-les-Prés motorway toll booth: these two people then transferred three mysterious bags between two vehicles .

Suspecting these two individuals of being behind drug trafficking, the prosecution decided in June 2021…

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Source: lefigaro

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