Police bust two drug gangs

  • 2008-09-24
  • In cooperation with BNS
RIGA - Representatives of the Latvian Organized Crime Enforcement Department have reported that the organization has already arrested two drug gangs so far this month.

Police have detained a total of six people -- all of whom were in their 20s -- on suspicion of distributing large amounts of drugs.

The first gang was found with more than 50 grams of heroin and eight grams of MDMA, the active ingredient in the popular club drug ecstasy.

The second gang was found with more than 100 grams of methamphetamine.