Kamchatka police were forced to open warning shots to stop a truck with nearly five tons of illegal caviar, told RIA Novosti the regional management of the Ministry of Interior.
The incident occurred on Sunday at the track Karymay-Sobolev Karymay near the village. "Inspector DPS repeatedly indicated to the driver to stop the Urals. Driver ignored the legitimate demands of the police officer. To ensure that police used firearms. After a few shots in the air the driver stopped the Urals," — said the source.
According to him, during the inspection in the back of the car was discovered more than 180 kubokonteynerov with caviar — about 4.8 tons delicacy.
"The driver, 52-year-old retiree from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, submitted documents to the load, which lacked the necessary stamp Rosselkhoznadzor. Police also found out that day with the fishery, which was carried out according to the documents caviar, caviar shipments was not made," — said a spokesman for the Interior Ministry.
Police are checking the circumstances of the incident. Caviar, the cost of which exceeds five million rubles withdrawn.