Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

Two arrests for alleged drugs possession

Police have arrested two men in Moutallos, Paphos, in connection with the illegal possession of drugs, dangerous driving and other offences.

When officers tried to stop a car for a routine check  Monday afternoon the driver tried to flee, picking up speed and at some point hitting the wall of a house.

This didn’t stop him and he reversed but he then lost control of the vehicle, crashed into an electricity pole and came to a final halt.

The passenger, a 21-year-old resident of Paphos, tried to escape on foot and threw away a precision scale, a nylon sachet containing 24 grammes of cannabis and another sachet with 22 grammes of a white powder believed to be cocaine before his arrest.

The driver, 27, who was arrested in the car tested positive for drugs during a narcotest.

Both were detained to facilitate further investigations.

Related Posts

Today’s Weather: Slightly cooler, small chance of showers

Staff Reporter

Woman caught driving seven times over alcohol limit

Staff Reporter

Turkish Cypriots to cross Limnitis barricade for 1964 Tylliria ‘celebrations’

Iole Damaskinos

Half of all workers in Cyprus paid €1,500 or less, bottom 10% get €750 to €1,000

Jean Christou

My kids don’t know the sea isn’t supposed to be full of plastic bits

Iole Damaskinos

Something rotten in the state of local veggies

Theo Panayides