(ANSA) – CAGLIARI, JUNE 09 – The drugs seized yesterday by the police in a house in viale Sant’Avendrace, in the Sardinian capital, were destined for the nightlife of Cagliari and the area of the Poetto seafront. Four kilos of amphetamines, two kilos of cocaine and the same amount of marijuana that would have supplied the drug dealers in the Cagliari market, for a total value of over 1 million euros.
Three Albanian citizens ended up in handcuffs: a 42-year-old who has lived in the city for years, a 34-year-old and a 41-year-old who arrived in Sardinia from Santa Croce sull’Arno, in the province of Pisa. The investigations conducted by the mobile squad started following a report of a strange coming and going of people in an apartment building in Viale Sant’Avendrace. The policemen have been stationed in the area for days and have noticed that well-known personalities linked to the shop often entered that building.
Yesterday morning they saw the 42-year-old Albanian, known precisely for his drug background, enter the building and immediately afterwards two other compatriots. The blitz was immediately triggered: in a closet of the apartment the policemen found a backpack with drugs inside. In the house there were also cell phones, plane tickets, notes with names and other material defined as interesting from an investigative point of view. Investigators, coordinated by executive Fabrizio Mustaro, are now working to reconstruct the origin of the drug, especially amphetamine and cocaine. In fact, it cannot be ruled out that the cargo was brought by the two Albanians who arrived from Tuscany.
Investigators are reconstructing their movements and verifying what were the relationships with the 42-year-old compatriot who lived in Cagliari. The man in the past had been arrested for drug dealing and expelled from the Italian territory, but returned using false identities. Also checks on the priority of the apartment used as a drug depot: the house was in the name of a pensioner who had been deceased for years.