Cyprus Mail

Drugs arrests in Larnaca and Paphos

Police in Larnaca on Thursday arrested a 22-year-old man for possession of drugs and money which appears to have been obtained through illegal activity.

According to the police, shortly after 10pm police stopped the vehicle driven by the 22-year-old for a check.

A search revealed six nylon packages containing four grams of cocaine, a cannabis grinder and the sum of €‎960 in cash, which were confiscated.

The 22-year-old was arrested and in a subsequent search of his home, a precision scale and the sum of €‎1,150 were found.

The young man was released, pending police investigation of the confiscated items.

Meanwhile in Paphos, police likewise detained a 26-year-old man for illegal drugs possession.

According to police spokesman Michalis Nikolaou, a crime prevention unit stopped a vehicle for control for Thursday around 1pm on Archbishop Makarios Avenue in Konia.

During the vehicle search, police found two knives classed as prohibited, as well as burglary tools, all of which were confiscated.

A half-smoked joint was also found and the man tested positive to a preliminary drug test. He was charged and taken into custody.


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