Greek wanted on European warrant for drug trafficking arrested in Thessaloniki

Α 35-year old Greek man wanted on a European warrant issued by German authorities has been arrested in Thessaloniki, authorities announced Thursday.

The 35-year-old has been charged with trafficking in cocaine and attempts to smuggle quantities of the drug from Latin America into Greece. The police officers that arrested him found a number of suspect items in his possession, including: one pistol, two cartridges, a pocketknife with a handcuff key, a switchblade, cellphones, SIM cards for mobile phones, a device concealing one’s electronic tracks on the internet, credit and cash cards in the name of other individuals, cash and fake documents.

The suspect was sent to the prosecutor charged with resisting arrest and weapons possession, while the processes for his extradition to Germany are underway.