The U.S. Embassy brought from Russia, American Galen Grandstaff, who is accused of drug smuggling due to the purchase of cleaning products on the Internet. It is reported TASS citing a source in law enforcement bodies. Information was confirmed by the lawyer Grandstaff Anton Omelchenko.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, the American was taken “in the midst” of the epidemic of the coronavirus in one of the last flights. Now he is in Texas.
As the lawyer said, Grandstaff left Russia legally. If the Russian case against him will cease, and to it claims will not, perhaps he will return to his wife, who remains in Russia because of the pandemic, said Omelchenko.
Grandstaff lived in Moscow since 2011 and worked as an English teacher. In 2017, he ordered through the online store Alibaba peptides, it has been prescribed by the doctor and the cleaner for moonshine – due to stomach problems, but he doesn’t drink regular alcohol.
At customs, a detergent found in Russia banned substance gamma-butyrolactone. On Grandstaff opened a criminal case on smuggling of psychotropic substances on a large scale. Americans sent under arrest, but in March 2019, the court released him from prison, and the case returned to the Prosecutor. A consequence has no plans to discontinue the prosecution Grandstaff.
Law enforcement officers