In three days, the Carabinieri of the Sesto San Giovanni Radiomobile Operational Unit, at the end of two separate operations, seized about 715 kilos of narcotic substance, a weapon and cash for a total value of 82 thousand euros.
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The first operation, conducted in the afternoon of Wednesday 29 September, led to the arrest for the purpose of drug dealing and illegal possession of a gun, a Italian man, born in 1980, with a clean record, residing in the province of Milan.
The carabinieri, having received several reports about suspicious movements in the industrial area of the municipality of Agrate Brianza, carried out targeted checks and then went into action: inside a shed they found the 41-year-old intent on sealing and boxing different packages of hashish and marijuana . The shed had been transformed into a real drug laboratory, with machinery for drying the narcotic substance, packaging presses and other devices used for vacuum heat sealing of the packages., as well as for the production, in series, also of joints. The total weight of the packages of narcotics found inside the shed is about 500 kilos of hashish and 23 of marijuana.. Also found About 25 thousand euros in cash and numerous sets of keys.
Among these is the key to a garage in Pessano con Bornago, where the military found cocaine as well as other packages of hashish and marijuana, vacuum-packed, for a total weight of just over a kilo, and a perfectly preserved and functioning 357 magnum revolver pistol with the relative ammunition, illegally held by the man.
Friday 1 October the second operation, also born from the reporting of some suspicious movements in a residential area in Pessano con Bornago. who an Italian citizen born in 1979 ended up in trouble, also, like the first, with a clean record and residing in the province of Milan.
Having identified and followed the man, the carabinieri found on board the car 2 sticks of hashish and several sets of keys, one of which can be traced back to a shed in the industrial area of the municipality of Vignate. Inside, crammed both in some trolleys and in some plastic crates closed with padlocks, numerous packages of amazing substance were found, for a total weight of 114 kilos of hashish and 78 kilos of marijuana. At the man’s house they were found 57 thousand euros in cash.
Both were taken to prison, the first in Monza and the second in San Vittore, available to the judicial authority that will coordinate the investigations aimed at try to understand if there is any connection between the two subjects and their respective activities, and then to reconstruct the chain of cultivation, production, and sale of the drug.