Teen in hiding after finding heroin on streets

  • 1999-03-04
  • Daniel Silva
RIGA - A 17-year-old teenager has gone into hiding with the aid of the Interior Ministry after the youth found, and then sold, half a kilogram of heroin belonging to a criminal group. "He had to be taken into protective custody because the gang is searching for him in every possible location," the head of Latvia's Criminal Police, Aloizs Blonskis, told the LETA news agency."We can't predict their actions but they could have killed the boy."The half kilo of heroin is worth about $100,000 on the black market.The youth claims he found a package with the drugs on the streets of Vangazi, his hom...
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