The Carabinieri of the Compagnia di Parma, in particular of the Stations of Traversetolo, Vigatto, Sorbolo Mezzani, Parma Centro, Parma Oltretorrente, together with the Norm – Radiomobile Section, NORM – Operational Section and the canine units of Bologna, carried out an extraordinary service aimed at control aimed at the prevention of predatory crimes and at
repression of the phenomenon of drug dealing and consumption.
During the service, which involved a dozen Arma patrols, numerous checkpoints were set up along the access roads to the inhabited centers; checked over one hundred vehicles in transit and numerous people.
The following were reported: for the crime of unjustified possession of objects capable of offending, a 32-year-old Tunisian citizen, residing in Parma, as found in possession of a switchblade with a 9 cm blade and a modest amount of hashish, a 20-year-old Moroccan resident in province, wearing a switchblade knife with an 11.5 cm blade and a 26-year-old from Sri Lanka, found following a road traffic check, in possession of two clubs.
A 56-year-old Italian was denounced by the military of the Traversetolo Station for threatening a public officer, a 56-year-old Italian, as following the statement of objection to the highway code she uttered threatening sentences against an operating soldier.
The Carabinieri of the Norm – Radiomobile Section denounced a 36-year-old Italian, residing in Parma, for being detained for the purpose of drug dealing. The man, in Largo Cacciari, inside the parking lot of the “Metro”, aboard his car, was found in possession of 1 gram of cocaine. The subsequent home search made it possible to find 2 precision sling bars still soaked in traces of white powder.
Targeted control services were carried out within the Parco Ducale, Parco Pellegrini and the Via Verona park. Inside the Ducal Park, thanks to the help of canine units, an envelope containing more than 3 grams of hashish was found, well hidden among the vegetation. Finally, 3 Italian citizens were reported to the Prefecture for personal use of narcotic substances, surprised respectively in Via Kennedy and Parco Ducale who were seized with doses of hashish.