EKATERINBURG, March 2 – RIA Novosti. The police in Yekaterinburg detained the commander of a road patrol service (DPS) platoon with drugs, Valery Gorelykh, head of the press service of the GUMVD of Russia in the Sverdlovsk region, told RIA Novosti.
“Police officers from the internal security unit of the MIA of Russia in the Sverdlovsk region, during the implementation of operational information, detained the commander of one of the traffic police platoons of the traffic police of the UMVD in Yekaterinburg. We are talking about a 40-year-old captain, he is suspected of storing drugs,” Gorelykh said.
According to him, the operation was carried out on Shchors Street. When examining the scene, experts found a package with a gray substance. The examination found that this is mephedrone weighing 0.223 grams, said a spokesman. The police officer is currently suspended from duty.
“Based on the results of the investigation that has begun, he will be dismissed from the internal affairs bodies for negative reasons, he will be prosecuted,” Gorelykh emphasized.