Friday, 13. December 2013
28. 03. 08. - 16:48
German cops had some
explaining to do after estate agents selling off one of their old properties
uncovered more than three pounds of heroin - an arms stash and wads of cash.
State property agents were showing prospective clients around a former police headquarters in Bonn when they found the heroin, a stash of pistols and ammunition, as well as bundles of notes in old German Marks.
Police believe they were left behind during the move.
Police spokesman Frank Piontek said: "We are investigating how this could happen."
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