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Thursday, 08.10.2015, 19:19
A State Police K-9 unit has uncovered a stash of amphetamine worth EUR 25,000 in the town of Olaine, LETA found out from the State Police, reports LETA.
Keyword tags: Crime, Financial Services, Latvia
Kaunas police officers have dug through 367 tonnes of coal and found 600 kg of cocaine. This is the biggest drug bust in the history of Lithuanian police. It is believed that the drugs would have headed to Russia, writes LETA/ELTA.
A year-long manhunt for the so-called Imanta pedophile in Riga ended last week after the police successfully located and detained the man, Interior Minister Rihards Kozlovskis (Unity) said in an interview with the Latvian Television show "Rita panorama", cites LETA.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Marina Kaljurand stated that the kidnapping of Security Police Officer Eston Kohver from Estonia's territory has constituted a gross violation of international law, and the entire process in Russia has been unlawful from the very beginning, writes LETA/Postimees Online.
In 2014, 2,307 persons convicted of a crime were serving a prison sentence in Estonia and a third of them were in jail for at least the fourth time, LETA/Postimees online reports.
In mid-August 2015, Latvia could have the first ex-convict to receive an electronic monitoring device, as Mihails Papsujevics, head of the State Probation Service, told a press conference on July 6th, informs LETA.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky might have been the one who put a contract on the life of Nefteyugansk mayor Vladimir Petukhov, who was killed in 1998, the Investigative Committee's spokesman Vladimir Markin has told TASS, cites LETA/ELTA.