Toulouse.  Narcotics: buys 6 kg of weed in the US and has it delivered… by mail

Toulouse. Narcotics: buys 6 kg of weed in the US and has it delivered… by mail

The branch security police arrested a 33-year-old man who imported weed from the US on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 in Toulouse (©Laurent Derne/Actu Toulouse)

He didn’t miss this: nine states in the US have legalized marijuana so far. “Recreational cannabis” is available in Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington State. France has not yet followed this path, it must be remembered.

Customs officials have a hollow nose

Also this 33 year old male residing in Toulouse, believed in the idea of ​​genius in importing 6 kg of weed from the United States... by email. With the number of parcels and parcels passing through sorting centers every day, why should it be particularly targeted?

That was the whole weakness of his reasoning. Because at the end of August 2022 customs discovered a suspicious package in Paris. where it was seized. He was a recipient from Toulouse reported the security guards of the resort and the police were doing their job.

165 g of cocaine seized from his home

Arrested on Wednesday, September 21 in Amouroux district, Search carried out at his home made it possible to confiscate in addition 165 grams of cocaine, 250 g of grass and packaging materials.

Placed in pre-trial detention

The importer was remanded in custody pending his trial, which was finally heard on 19 October 2022 at the Toulouse Criminal Court.

“Already known to the services”, a police source said the 30-year-old man was brought to court at the end of police custody. Direction, instant appearance.

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