The Civil Guard and the Tax Agency intercept a postal package with anabolics destined for San Bartolomé de Tirajana
The recipient of the postal package has been investigated for a crime against public health and another for contraband, as a large amount of anabolic substances that had been declared as beauty products were found inside
This intervention is the result of routine parcel control by the Automated Postal Treatment Center to prevent the introduction of this type of substances. The Organized Crime and Anti-Drug Team (EDOA) of the Civil Guard of Las Palmas and the Customs Surveillance team of the Agency Tax in the Canary Islands, they have avoided the introduction of anabolic-type substances that were inside a postal package destined for Gran Canaria, proceeding to the investigation of their recipient when verifying that he was going to receive 200 tablets or units of a Synthetic Anabolic Steroid substance and 47 unlabeled vials with yellow anabolic type liquid.
Postal delivery location
The investigation began as a result of locating a package in the routine parcel check at the Automated Mail Treatment Center that detected a package from an Asian country that was declared to contain beauty products inside.
Type of substance intervened
After carrying out the appropriate checks and the corresponding recognition of the content, the agents detected 200 tablets of a synthetic anabolic steroid used in the bodybuilding world and 47 unlabelled vials with yellow liquid.
The final destination of the postal shipment was the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana (Las Palmas) and according to the data collected by the agents, the amount of this item or shipment would be destined for the use of several people, so it is interpreted that the recipient would the illicit sale to consumers of this substance and therefore would be committing a Crime against Public Health by not proving the origin, in addition to Smuggling Crime for introducing into the country substances that are subject to tariffs.
It should be noted that these products are counterfeits of those sold in legal and prescription pharmacies, therefore they have not passed the controls of the Spanish Drug Agency (AEMPS), so they can cause serious damage to health.
The proceedings carried out for this imputation have been delivered to the corresponding guard court in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the intervened substances have been sent to the National Institute of Toxicology and Forensic Sciences of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, which will confirm the substances by means of the corresponding analysis. of its content.