Employees of militia of the Nikolaev area during the present period of economic instability first of all most of all are disturbed by deepening of such problems, as growth of criminal crime and its obligatory companion - drug addiction.
So, past year 1664 kg of drugs were withdrawn from narcobusinessmen in the territory of the Nikolaev area and precursors. Including 603,4 kg of poppy straws, 228 kg of marihuana, 143,4 grams of opium (on the dry rest), 832,3 liters of the precursors, about 72 g of narcotic, psychotropic drugs of industrial production, 781,4 g of strong medicines, 270,8 g метамфетамина, 58,03 g of amphetamine, 51,3 g of hashish. About it reports TsOS Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area.
Officially on the account in medical institutions of area about 5 thousand drug addicts are registered. Actually their time in ten is more. Statistically in the Nikolaev area last year on 10 thousand of population 79 addicts were officially registered.
According to experts, such situation is caused by a geographical position and climatic conditions of the Nikolaev area. They are favorable and promote cultivation in large volumes of poppy and hemp. In this regard the domestic "black" market of narcotic raw materials is formed at the expense of local resources.
In this regard for the help to employees of OBNON field investigators of management on fight against organized crime are connected also.