Heroin addiction ended fatally

The second day of the trial against a 42-year-old man from lichtenfels, who is facing charges of illicit trafficking in narcotics before the lichtenfels district court, did not end with a verdict either. The reason: an important witness had not arrived.
According to the indictment, the 42-year-old sold heroin at prices of between 80 and 100 euros per gram to two people in a district of lichtenfels on an almost daily basis in 2011. However, it was not until a further deal was made on 18 september that he was sentenced. November 2015.

"Took a lot of effort"

At that time the accused wanted to sell heroin with a weight of 1.5 grams at a price of 150 euros. Since the trafficking was monitored by the police, officers from the coburg criminal investigation department were able to seize the narcotics.
"It took a lot for me to turn him in.", a 26-year-old shipping worker who was called as a witness explained. His brother had died of a heroin overdose at the end of 2012. The accused is said to have sold him the substance at that time. The man on the witness stand said that he was very upset by the death of his brother.
Judge ulrike barausch wanted to know how the brother had consumed the drug. He had smoked them, was the answer, mostly even in the apartment of the 42-year-old lichtenfelser. He himself had never consumed heroin, but marijuana.
His brother had spent between 50 and 100 euros per gram as a hartz IV recipient, the witness suspected. In his opinion, there was no other supplier. When questioned by the defense attorney, the 26-year-old admitted to having approached the defendant after his brother's death. "I wanted to know if he had sold dirt to my brother. In the scene circulated a corresponding rumor." But the quality was good.
The interrogation of another witness was short. The young woman reported a meeting of five people at which the accused was also present. A man known in the scene was said to be in possession of one kilo of heroin at the time, which was packaged in two 500-gram cans. At this meeting, the heroin was both sold and consumed. The 27-year-old could not say whether the 42-year-old also acted as a handler.
The main hearing will take place on 9. December at 9 o'clock continued. 

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