Yvelines: A trade point in Val-Fourré that supplied several cities in France has been dismantled
Six suspects were arrested on Tuesday 17 January as part of an investigation by city security forces from Mantes-la-Jolie police station and the Versailles PFY. The drugs, coming from Morocco or arriving via the port of Le Havre, passed through the Val-Fourré district of Mantes-la-Jolie to then supply various cities in France.
According to a connoisseur of drug trafficking, which takes place in particular in the Val-Fourré district of Mantes-la-Jolie, to be successful in this underground market in this area, you have to be local and sometimes several generations old. Such is the case of the people arrested Tuesday with the support of the raid and the canine brigades as part of a judicial inquiry launched last June.
a waypoint for watering
At the maneuver were the sniffer dogs of the “Stup Squad” of the urban security of the Mantes-la-Jolie police station and the Versailles Criminal Investigation Department. Because it is not an easy thing to feed the environment that the investigators are attacking. Police suspect a neighborhood man who spends much of his time in Africa to have brought cannabis from Morocco and cocaine to France via the port of Le Havre (Seine-Maritime). All to Val-Fourré in the Yvelines, a stopover to irrigate various outlets in other cities in France.
The investigation within the framework of the cooperation of the services through the CROSS (Operational Intelligence Unit on Narcotics) makes it possible to identify people suspected of being involved in various stages of transport, sellers, organizers, nannies, transport companies … ” It is a difficult reason to work,” a source close to the file tells CNEWS.
Several thousand euros confiscated
“Breaking down this point will help destabilize traffic, especially since the searches have made it possible to hit where it hits the traffickers: at the money.” In fact, the police confiscated more than 30,000 euros in cash and various luxury items (watches, clothing, etc.) worth over 250,000 euros.
In the boxes, the apartments, the cars used for transport, they also found about twenty kilos of cannabis resin and more than 200 grams of cannabis, but also equipment for packaging the drug and for weighing. Seven vehicles used by traffickers for their trade were also confiscated.
Five of the six arrested were produced before the investigating magistrate and charged with drug trafficking and criminal organization and held in custody pending investigation.
The people, between the ages of 22 and about 30, were all known to the police for narcotics cases. The person suspected of being a nanny, keeping drugs at home for dealers, has been acquitted.