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Sniffer dogs find cannabis in car

Academic caught with marijuana worth half a million Euros

Bags of marijuana with a street value of around half a million Euros have been found in a car in Tyrol belonging to a 50 year old academic from Germany.

The not so lucky engineer was stopped for a routine control by the State Criminal Police of Tyrol and when the dogs of the canine unit of Innsbruck inspected the car, the policemen found 50kg of marijuana in the trunk of the car.

50 bags of marijuana, weighting 1kg each, were confiscated from two nylon bags found in the vehicle. The 50 year old was driving a Mercedes with German plates, when he was arrested on suspicion of infringement.

Around 50 kilograms in total were found during the inspection, which police have valued at roughly 500,000 Euros.

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