5 hours Police chase on sea, speedboat with 1.9 tons cannabis and two Albanians caught

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 After a tripartite operation, Albania-Italy-Montenegro with the Frontex air support, a speedboat with 1.9-tonne cannabis on it was blocked in the Adriatic Sea, while two Albanian traffickers were arrested.

During the chase the traffickers had thrown the cargo into the sea, but could not save themselves after being detained offshore by Guardia di Finanza of Termoli and Bari run by the Frontex aircraft.


The chase of the speedboat lasted for 5 hours and then is cought. After being weighed, it turned out that the amount of narcotic stuff was about 1.9 tons, the destination of which was the Italian coast.

The high-powered three-engine speedboat has been sequestered, as the investigation continues to detect the drug trafficking network. The traffickers and the speadboad have been handed over to Italian judicial authorities.

5 hours Police chase on sea, speedboat with 1.9 tons cannabis and two Albanians caught

The police did not disclose the names of the traffickers due to investigative secrets, while declaring that they are experimenting but unsuccessfully due to the difficulty encountered since the information passes in real time from Italy, Albania and Montenegro by creating a Impassable network for traffickers.

Full Police notification of the operation

Another international anti-drug operation is being finalized.

The tripartite police cooperation between Albania, Italy and Montenegro with Frontex air support.

A speedboat boat is seized in international waters.

Two traffickers are arrested on board.

The traffickers are experimenting but unsuccessfully about any alternative routes due to the difficulties encountered in Albanian waters where the border police forces and Guardia di Finanza of the Nukli Borderline of Durrës and Vlora operate.

The information passes in real time from Italy, Albania and Montenegro, creating an impassable network for traffickers.

The long chase of almost five hours, made it possible to block the high-powered speedboat.

The two traffickers were detained offshore by the Guardia di Finanza of Termoli and Bari run by the Frontex aircraft.

Albania's border police forces with QNOD coordination, NUFROM of Guardia di Finanza in Durres and Vlora and Montenegrin border police had come near the Albania-Montenegro border where the speedboat was headed after being approached once to the Thermoly Molise coast in Molise from where the chase began.

During the chase, traffickers have thrown the load into the sea making thus harder the chase.

Now the traffickers and the speedboat have been sequestered and handed over to Italian judicial authorities.

There is a recovery of the narcotic substance, where the weight is not known, since due to darkness is difficult to recover the narcotics in the sea.

Because of the secrecy of the investigation, we are reserved to give details./Oculus News

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