In recent days, the 18 citizens in Esbjerg, has been sentenced to between 7 and 20 days imprisonment for having purchased marijuana via mobile phones.
The state police's special unit against among other things, banditry and in Particular the Exploration of the West (SEV) in a press release.
- It is citizens of all ages and with widely different backgrounds, which has been judged to have purchased marijuana via the phones, and thus have supported the local bandemiljø economic, said prosecutor Morten Rasmussen from SEV.
the Cases arising out of a major action against the gang neighborhoods of north west in Esbjerg, denmark on the 26. February of last year. During the action 25 of people aged 16-31 years arrested, and 31 of the addresses searched.
During the searches police found several mobile phones, how hashkøbere could carry out their orders either on sms or by calling.
It has led to more than 1000 citizens of Esbjerg and the surrounding area has been charged with buying marijuana, and many of them have received a 'greeting' from the police in their e-box.
the Vast majority of buyers get off with a fine. Only if you have purchased more than 100 grams of marijuana, you run the risk of a suspended prison sentence.
- We have several cases on the way to buyers, who have purchased more than 100 grams. Some, but not all, can run as tilståelsessager, said prosecutor Morten Rasmussen.
After bandeaktionen in February last year, several of the arrested gang members in custody.
the Police, however, had to later release them on the grounds of teledataskandalen.
Police found out that there was a mistake with regard to the telemasters exact location. Why might other countries in a period not be used as evidence in criminal proceedings or as a basis for pre-trial detention.
the Scandal became important for a number of criminal matters - including hashsagen in Esbjerg.
- 80 percent of our cases against the arrested gang members was based on other countries, and them we can use against them, so we had to release them, says Morten Rasmussen.
however, They are still charged with, among other things, sell marijuana, and tiltalerne against them is underway.