TRIBUNAL Fifteen people, including two brothers suspected of being at the head of this vast drug trafficking network, appeared in court in Albertville
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A drug trafficker has been sentenced by the Albertville court to seven years in prison (illustration). — Ezequiel_Octaviano/Pixabay
Fifteen people appeared from November 16 to 18 before the correctional court of Albertville (Savoie). All had to answer for their involvement in heroin and cocaine trafficking in the region, reports Le Dauphiné Freed.
Two brothers were at the head of the network which had been acting for nearly 18 months. It’s their “lieutenant” who then managed from an apartment in Albertville. The latter recruited drivers for the vehicles, received and packaged the goods delivered from the North of France, before entrusting the drugs to; resellers and to collect the proceeds.
An arrest warrant issued
The daily turnover of this traffic was estimated between 3,000 and 10,000 euros by the gendarmes. One of the two brothers suffered seven years in prison with continued detention. The other was condemned to five years in prison including one suspended probation for laundering drug money.
A warrant of arrest has been issued. pronounced to against him, since the man left the court before the verdict. The “lieutenant” six years in prison, one year of which was suspended on probation. Finally, a last individual was condemned to five years, two of which are probationary.