Police searched several apartments in the Bamberg district –
2 hours ago
Photo: Police Upper Franconia
In the early morning hours of February 18, the police, the SEK and the USK and service dog handlers with police dogs posted themselves at several locations in the Bamberg region. A short time later they arrest two men, and a third is arrested a day later. In addition, the officers seized a large number of contraband goods – firearms, crossbows, ammunition, hand grenades.
First arrests in December
The y were arrested, and the police found relevant evidence during searches. In the course of the investigation, the officers were able to locate other suspects, and in February the forces struck again.
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In addition to the contraband, the police seized cash in the five-digit range, money that the accused probably earned from the illegal arms trade. Arrest warrants were issued against the three men aged 38, 48 and 49; they are currently in different detention centers.
The investigation continues.
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