Two suspected drug traffickers were indicted on Monday in the Paris region.

They were arrested overnight from Thursday to Friday at the Saint-Arnoult-en-Yvelines (Yvelines) tollbooth in possession of 1.9 tonnes of cannabis, reports

Le Parisien


The investigation began last February thanks to information received by the police.

Officials from the Versailles Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) then began to monitor a group of individuals who were probably importing cannabis from Spain using go fast convoys.

Huge traffic throughout Ile-de-France

Informed of a convoy supposed to arrive at the end of the week in Ile-de-France, the police set up a device to arrest the traffickers.

Two vehicles carrying a total of 1.9 tons of cannabis were suddenly intercepted at the toll.

The two drivers, aged 25 and 30, were taken into custody.

"This group fed the deal points throughout Ile-de-France," said a source familiar with the matter at Le



The investigation is continuing in order to identify and arrest the other members of the group.

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