In Zhytomyr region police have detained criminal authority, the national of a country in the Caucasus region, known as “Surik”, reported on the website of national police in society Facebook.

“According to police, the man involved in the organization of robberies, burglaries of apartments and vehicles, and also had the aim to establish the impact on the situation of illegal extraction of amber”, – stated in the message .

The malefactor is detained in a special operation law enforcement officers of the Main Directorate of the national police in the Zhytomyr region with participation of fighters of KORD.

Later, the Department of communication of the police of Zhytomyr region said that the car “Toyota Camry” was detained by police at about 16: 00 on the highway Kyiv – Chop in the Zhytomyr region.

“Behind the wheel of the car was 54-year-old resident of Zaporozhye, known in the criminal world as “Surik”. Also in the cabin was a 19-year-old from Kiev”, – stated in the message.

At survey of the car found a hand grenade, a white powder similar to amphetamine, and stones by their appearance like amber.

“The arrested man – a citizen of Georgia, a crime boss… He spent in prison to 30 years, was “looking” and has an impact on the criminal environment,” said Deputy chief of the Department of national police in the Zhytomyr region Valery Bondar.

The last time the man was released in 2011. He is now detained in order St. 208 (Detention authorized official) of the Criminal procedure code of Ukraine.

The criminal proceedings initiated under two articles of the Criminal code of Ukraine St. 263 (Illegal handling of weapons, ammunition or explosives) and 309 (illegal production, production, acquisition, storage, transportation or shipment of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances or their analogs without sales objective). Currently, the investigative and search activities.