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A 74-year-old man was remanded in custody on Friday in Brest pending his trial for drug trafficking, which is due in January.
, the man is suspected of having sold cocaine in the town of Lampaul-Plouarzel (Finistère) and throughout the department.
A search had been carried out at the home of the septuagenarian but the gendarmes had not found any narcotics.
The investigative work and in particular the hearings of several presumed clients of the grandpa, however, allowed the gendarmes to prosecute him.
According to the daily, the suspect has already spent thirty-three years of his life in prison.
He was imprisoned pending trial.
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