Tag: cocaine
Macedonia 25.10.20 | 14:43

Cocaine dealer arrested in Kicevo

Police officers seized 100 grams of cocaine from a drug dealer in Kicevo yesterday evening. The 38 year old man threw a small ball from his car once he was intercepted by the police. After the arrest, his home was raided and the officers found 100 grams cocaine, a kilogram of additives commonly used...

Macedonia 21.08.20 | 17:06

Skopje ZOO director denies allegations that he pressured the police to cover up his cocaine arrest

Georgi Galetanovski – Chombe, an SDSM party official who is the director of the Skopje ZOO, announced he will press charges against a VMRO-DPMNE official who accused him of being involved in a recent cocaine bust of one of his colleagues. Struga police arrested Senad Smailovic, the director of...

Macedonia 21.08.20 | 16:59

Actress Silvija Stojanovska pleads not guilty to the charge that she helped organize a submarine transport of 700 kilos of cocaine to the UK

Actress Silvija Stojanovska and her partner Voislav Budisavljevic plead not guilty in the biggest cocaine transport trial in Macedonia in a decade. They are charged with organizing the transport of 700 kilograms of Colombian cocaine to the United Kingdom using a submarine that was intercepted off the...

Macedonia 17.08.20 | 18:25

Skopje Mayor Silegov forced to remove his powerful roads authority chief after he was arrested with cocaine

Senad Smailovic, the head of the important roads utility company in the city of Skopje was removed from his position today after being arrested with cocaine. Skopje Mayor Petre Silegov dismissed Smailovic shortly after the news broke. The arrest was made on Saturday evening in Struga. The police found...

Macedonia 12.06.20 | 19:43

Actress Silvija Stojanovska and her partner officially charged with transporting 700 kilos of Colombian cocaine

Almost a year after a submarine loaded with nearly 700 tons of cocaine was seized off the coast of Spain, Macedonian state prosecutors announced they have finalized charges against actress Silvija Stojanovska and her partner Vojislav Budisavljevic. Budisavljevic is believed to be one of the main organizers...

Macedonia 03.03.20 | 20:17

Daughter of actress charged with smuggling tons of cocaine says the case was overblown

Jana Stojanovska, the daugher of actress and suspected major cocaine smuggler Silvija Stojanovska, said that her mother is living comfortably at her home and is taking care of her newborn son. Silvija Stojanovska, the widow of famous actor Nenad Stojanovski, is charged for her role in the huge shipment...

Macedonia 24.02.20 | 14:54

Interior Minister Culev confirms there’s an investigation into the ties between top police brass and drug cartels

Interim Interior Minister Nake Culev confirmed that internal review units are working to determine whether police officials were involved in drug running. Culev’s statement comes after two major drug busts – the involvement of Macedonian citizens in the huge transport of cocaine to the United...

Macedonia 20.02.20 | 12:49

Krusopek cocaine found in bananas imported by “Baneks” company

The police found a kilogram of cocaine in a shipment of bananas, coming from Mexico through Albania to Macedonia, which was part of a larger shipment of 1.3 tonnes of cocaine. The importer of the bananas was the Krusopek-based “Baneks” company importing fruits and vegetables. The Montenegrin...

Macedonia 19.02.20 | 22:24

Police seized one kilogram of cocaine near Skopje – believed to be part or a much larger shipment

The Interior Ministry today clarified that the cocaine seizure in the village of Krusopek near Skopje was just a small portion – one kilogram – believed be a part of a large shipment amounting to 1.3 tons that is being followed by several police services. Police sources denied earlier reports...

Macedonia 19.02.20 | 18:50

Culev on the major cocaine bust: The leadership of the Interior Ministry is no longer working with the criminals

Interior Minister Nake Culev said that the raid in which cocaine was seized in a village near Skopje marks the “end of the time when the leadership of the Interior Ministry was collaborating and was supporting the criminal structures in our country”. Culev shared the message through his social...

Macedonia 06.02.20 | 10:22

Ten more days of house arrest for actress involved in the huge cocaine shipment intercepted off the coast of Spain

A Skopje judge ordered actress and political activist Silvija Stojanovska to remain in house arrest for 10 more days, following charges that she was involved in organizing a major transport of cocaine to the United Kingdom. The shocking arrest came in December, when it was revealed that her partner Voislav...

Macedonia 16.01.20 | 16:53

Actress Silvija Stojanovska, charged with helping a huge cocaine submarine transport to the UK, ordered to remain in house arrest

The Skopje court extended the house arrest order against actress Silvija Stojanovska, who is charged with a huge transport of cocaine from Columbia to the United Kingdom, using a submarine. Stojanovska was arrested almost a month ago and ordered into house arrest, while her partner Voislav Budisavlevic...

Macedonia 02.01.20 | 16:52

Cocaine has never been cheaper in Skopje, the capital has become a hotbed of dealers

The state’s capital is flooded with cocaine, making its price on the street market never lower, police sources told “NetPress”. According to the sources, along with the huge amount of cocaine throughout Skopje, the network of dealers “on a small scale” is expanding. And...

Macedonia 27.12.19 | 10:43

Macedonian drug gang was selling heroin and cocaine in Austria and Serbia

A group Macedonian citizens were responsible for organizing the heroin and cocaine transports that were seized over the past month in several raids. One of the drug seizures occurred in Austria in late November, where two Macedonian citizens were caught transporting five kilograms of very potent heroin...

Macedonia 24.12.19 | 12:11

MoI gives details on the drug bust that seized 700 kg of cocaine, in which actress Stojanovska is involved

The Interior Ministry has released details and a video of the mass crackdown on 700kg of cocaine, in which Macedonian actress Silvija Stojanovska and her husband were arrested. MoI says Stojanovska is part of a cocaine smuggling group from Colombia to Spain, whose leader and organizer was her husband...

Macedonia 21.12.19 | 12:26

Silvija Stojanovska was not involved in the cocaine submarine transport, her daughter claims

Jana Stojanovska, daughter of actress Silvija Stojanvoska who is now charged with assisting the shipment of three tons of cocaine destined for the UK, insists that her mother is innocent, but that she can’t say the same about her partner. The mastermind of the cocaine shipment, which was found...

Macedonia 20.12.19 | 19:35

Actress Sivlija Stojanovska reportedly did logistics for the huge cocaine submarine transport seized near Spain

More details are surfacing in the shocking news that Macedonian actress Silvija Stojanovska, widow of beloved actor Nenad Stojanovski and mother of their also actor daughters Ana and Jana, was charged with helping smuggle a huge quantity of cocaine into Europe. It’s still not clear what precise...

Macedonia 07.12.19 | 13:01

Three smugglers caught trying to bring a kilo of cocaine from Switzerland to Macedonia

A group of three men were arrested yesterday while transporting nearly a kilogram of cocaine from Switzerland to Macedonia. One of the smugglers lives in Switzerland where he procured 900 grams of cocaine, packed them in the spare tire of his car and headed toward Macedonia. After his communication with...

World 13.11.19 | 19:08

Ton of cocaine washed ashore in France

In the one month since mid-October, when the first small and strange, black packages appeared on the Atlantic coast of France, more than a tonne of cocaine has been washed ashore. Authorities have launched an investigation to find out where the huge amount of particularly pure cocaine (83 per cent purity)...

Macedonia 03.08.19 | 15:35

Police seize cocaine and marijuana during several checks at the Tetovo – Gostivar highway

Gostivar police conducted drug controls on the Tetovo – Gostivar highway on Thursday and Friday evening, and arrested eight people carrying cocaine and marijuana. Two men from the village of Gradec near Gostivar were caught carrying cocaine in their vehicle on Thursday. On Friday, the police conducted...

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