The correctional court of Béziers (Hérault) on Wednesday sentenced two men, tried for heroin trafficking in the countryside, between Aude and Hérault.

The first was sentenced to four years' imprisonment, one year of which was suspended on probation for two years.

The second, his supplier, was sentenced to four years in prison, including eighteen months accompanied by a probationary reprieve, and two additional years in prison in revocation of a previous reprieve, reports the Béziers prosecution.

Both drug addicts for years, they will also have to submit to an obligation of care, at the end of their period of incarceration.

He used and sold heroin

In the first, aged 44, the gendarmes had discovered 1,210 euros in cash and 1.6 g of heroin.

He had admitted that he had consumed heroin daily since he was 18 and claimed to have been getting it for a few weeks from the second individual, the prosecution had indicated on February 18, three days after their arrests.

The forties had also declared that he resold heroin, to be able to pay for his consumption and that of his companion.

His supplier, aged 40, who lives in a small village in the Corbières, for his part, admitted during the investigations that he had sold to the first 800 g of heroin in Spain, in six months, for a sum around 16,000 euros.

During the search of his home, the gendarmes had discovered 4,000 euros in cash, 295 g of heroin and two handguns, ammunition, a shotgun and a crossbow.


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  • Heroin

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