In Zhytomyr region seized two tons of amber

В Житомирской области изъяли две тонны янтаря

In Zhytomyr region seized 80 bags of amber

Record the shipment of semi-precious stone was accidentally discovered in a car that was stopped for traffic violations.

In Zhytomyr region on Tuesday, July 3, police detained the car, which was carrying about 80 illegal bags of amber weighing over two tons, the press service of the police region.

It is noted that the inspectors of the patrol police stopped the truck for a traffic violation. After the question about the content of the cargo, the driver began visibly nervous, from-for what the law enforcement officers decided to check the bags yourself.

“According to preliminary calculations, the party in 80 bags contains more than 2 tons of stones,” – said in the message.

Amber has been seized and investigation regarding the origin and destination of Luggage.

Currently, the ongoing clarification of all circumstances.



A similar case occurred a few weeks ago in the Rivne region, where they seized five bags of amber. The driver, who was carrying amber, stopped by chance: it did not include the turn signal when overtaking.

Recall that in late March the activist of the party Saakashvili on the border seized a quintal of amber.


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