70 arrested and more than 300 doses of drugs seized in the Algarve last week

In the week of June 5th to 11th

70 detainees, more than 300 doses of drugs seized and 517 offenses detected in traffic were the results of operations to combat violent crime, road inspection, among others, carried out by the GNR between 5 and 11 June. 

Of the arrests, 21 stand out for driving under the influence of alcohol, 20 for driving without a legal license and 17 for drug trafficking.

Last week, 189 doses of cocaine, 159 doses of hashish, two 12 mm shotguns, 4,5 mm air pressure and seven bottles of nitrous oxide.

In traffic, 517 violations were detected: 144 for speeding, 40 for lack of mandatory periodic inspection, 30 related to anomalies in lighting and signaling systems, 17 due to lack or incorrect use of the seat belt and/or child restraint system, 16 due to lack of civil liability insurance, 12 due to improper use of the cell phone while driving.

There were also 147 accidents recorded, which resulted in dTwo seriously injured and 25 lightly injured.