95 arrested and more than 500 doses of drugs seized in the Algarve last week

GNR announces operational activity from the 7th to the 13th of August

95 arrested, more than 500 doses of drugs seized and 735 offenses detected in traffic are the results of the weekly operational activity of the GNR to prevent and combat violent crime and road inspection. 

Between the 7th and 13th of August, 44 people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, 17 for driving without legal authorization and 16 for drug trafficking. 

During this period, 297 doses of hashish, 236 doses of heroin, 21 doses of cocaine, three knives, two of them with automatic opening, two mobile phones, an alarm pistol, a defense aerosol, an electric gun and several counterfeit articles of brands were seized. of footwear and fashion accessories.

In traffic, 735 violations were detected: 354 for speeding, 29 related to anomalies in the lighting and signaling systems, 28 for lack of mandatory periodic inspection, 26 for improper use of the cell phone while driving, 19 for lack or incorrect use of the seat belt and/or system child restraint and 14 for lack of third-party liability insurance.

Last week, 230 accidents were recorded, resulting in two deaths, one seriously injured and 48 slightly injured.