Nearly 40 kg of marijuana were found by the customs officers of the Kapitan Andreevo BCP during an inspection of a truck.
On 03/02/2023, a truck with Bulgarian registration arrived at the checkpoint in the direction of the Republic of Turkey. The driver – a Bulgarian citizen, stated that he was traveling from Bulgaria to Turkey without cargo and had no personal belongings, goods or currency values to declare.
The vehicle was selected for a thorough customs inspection where 64 machine-sealed and vacuum-sealed polythene bags containing dry green grassy mass were found in the mattresses of the driver’s cab rest beds. A field drug test was performed, which showed a reaction to marijuana. The narcotic substance has a total gross weight of 39,550 kg, worth BGN 158,200.