Federal Customs Service

An audio speaker with marijuana was found by customs officials in a package from California

Published: June 4, 2024 10:01 AM

Audio speaker with marijuana was found by Vnukovo and Central Postal Customs officers in a parcel from California (USA). They seized 13 packages with the illicit substance weighing 700 grams

The contraband was detected by a service dog named Gersa. During customs control, the Belgian shepherd dog actively scratched a cardboard box, where among children’s toys and clothes there was a portable audio speaker  a famous American brand. Inside the device, customs officers found sealed bags with a vegetable substance. An expert examination confirmed that it was marijuana.


In the course of the investigation, operatives came upon the 29-year-old customer. During a search of his apartment, another half kilogram of marijuana was found.

An additional half kilogram of marijuana was found

The drugs were seized, the attacker was taken into custody. A criminal case under part 3 of article 229.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (smuggling of narcotic drugs on a large scale) has been opened. The man faces up to 20 years in prison

The investigation is ongoing