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Nantes: more than 12,000 euros, heroin and cocaine seized near a deal point


One of the six individuals arrested during two separate operations carried out on Wednesday and Thursday had already been arrested, at the beginning of December, for similar facts on the same deal point located in the Dervallières district.

Le Figaro Nantes

The place is not unknown to the police.

It is a point of deal on which they have already intervened.

Located rue Amédée-de-la-Patellière in the Dervallières district, in Nantes, it is subject to

“reinforced surveillance”


In this context, early Wednesday afternoon, members of the Chantenay police station spotted suspicious activity.

They immediately issue an alert.

Members of the Anti-Crime Brigade and the Canine Brigade are then called in as reinforcements as part of a

“flash operation”

as described by the departmental directorate of public security (DDSP) of Loire-Atlantique.

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Around 2:40 p.m., the decision was made to intervene.

Five people are arrested.

Two are consumers.

The other three are "charcoalists", drug dealers, according to police jargon.

The accommodation of one of them will be searched.

Inside, the police got their hands on an alarm pistol, cash and drugs.

In total, with what was found with the individuals, the discovery is as follows: more than €12,000, 303 grams of heroin, 8 grams of cocaine and 10 grams of cannabis resin.

Prohibition of stay in Loire-Atlantique

The police also manage to identify another suspect in connection with this case.

He will be arrested the next day, Thursday around 11 a.m., on the same deal point before being taken into custody.

“One of the four individuals arrested has been banned from staying in Loire-Atlantique following a previous conviction.

He had already been arrested for drug trafficking, on the same point of deal, on December 8, "


Le Figaro

, a source familiar with the matter.

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The four young men, aged between 18 and 20, were referred to the Nantes prosecutor's office on Friday.

They are expected to appear immediately this afternoon.

Source: lefigaro

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