Through Laurent Derne
He is named Lazer. And when it comes to drugs, inevitably, he knows a lot about it. This dog specializing in drug detection went for a walk with his master policeman, Saturday, September 25, 2021, in the streets of Saint-Jory (Haute Garonne).
A smell rose from the greenhouses
A professional walk – “non-profit” – initiated by the municipal police of this town of 6,000 inhabitants, located north of Toulouse.
Smelling agents have indeed detected the characteristic aroma of cultivated hemp which hovered over the district, like griffon vultures on the Pyrenean peaks, and had opened up to the gendarmes.
Lazer lets his nose speak
Lazer let his nose speak – which is not so easy when you think about it – and the gendarmes pushed open the door of a sixty-year-old couple. In the greenhouses at the bottom of the garden, flourished not curds or golden ball turnips but many cannabis plants.
Saturday morning, the gendarmes of Saint-Jory in the company of the dog team from Colomier at the home of a couple of “gardeners” out of the ordinary, but above all of legality … 🧐
– Gendarmerie of Haute-Garonne (@ Gendarmerie_031) September 28, 2021
In total, 8 kg of grass were seized. The “amateur gardeners” agreed to plead guilty. They were sentenced to 4 months in prison suspended and 2,000 euros fine for possession and use of narcotics.
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