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Police in the southwestern Lithuanian county of Marijampolė said on Tuesday they have detained 17 kilograms of drugs with an estimated street value of half a million euros hidden in a car with Russian plates.
Lithuania police nab 17 kg of drugs in car with Russian plates
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The Citroen DS4, driven by a Russian citizen born in 1993, was pulled over for a check in the town of Seirijai on Oct. 27. X-ray screening revealed hidden compartments containing around 17 kilograms of bulk drugs.

A pre-trial investigation has been launched. If convicted, the man faces a prison sentence of up to 15 years.

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