In a significant breakthrough, local law enforcement officials apprehended a 22-year-old man in Nicosia on Thursday for the possession of firearms, ammunition, and illegal drugs with the intent to supply.
Acting swiftly on a tip-off, officers intercepted the suspect’s vehicle around 10:30 pm, leading to the discovery of incriminating evidence. The subsequent search of his residence uncovered a cache of illicit items, marking a major blow to the criminal underworld.
Suspect Apprehended with Contraband During Routine Vehicle Inspection
During a routine inspection prompted by credible intelligence, Nicosia police intercepted the car driven by the 22-year-old suspect. With meticulous scrutiny, law enforcement officers unearthed a half-smoked joint, a nylon bag containing 25g of cocaine, a small quantity of cannabis, and €490 in cash.
All the discovered items were promptly seized as crucial evidence, and the suspect was immediately arrested for evident offenses. This initial search shed light on a much larger operation that awaited discovery.
Major Haul Uncovered in Subsequent Home Search
Building upon the initial findings, law enforcement officials proceeded to conduct a thorough search of the suspect’s residence. The subsequent investigation yielded staggering results, as police uncovered two pistols, a revolver, €5,555 in cash, 264g of cocaine, and 25 bullets.
The significant quantity of drugs and the assortment of firearms indicated the suspect’s involvement in a sophisticated and potentially dangerous criminal network. This substantial seizure dealt a significant blow to illicit activities in the region
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