Drug Bust Leads to the Arrest of World Computer Gaming Champion




/ 5 years ago

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A drug bust in Ostróda, northern Poland, led to the arrest of four men, one of whom is known to be a former world champion in computer gaming. The police are said to have searched three apartments, finding and seizing drugs and illegal weapons estimated to a value of 800,000 PLN (around £140,000).

It is said that 1.5 kg of amphetamine, 10.5 kg of marijuana and several thousand ecstasy tablets were found among the narcotics. PLN 70,000 (around £12,000) in cash were also found and confiscated, along with two revolvers and 100 rounds of ammunition.

If found guilty, the suspects, aged between 24 and 30, could face a prison sentence of up to 12 years. We’re currently waiting on an update as to which gaming champion was arrested.

Update: It is believed to be 2007 Quake Championship winner Maciej”av3k” Krzykowski.

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v3k growing up, circa 2006 and 2012

 

Thank you Radio Poland for providing us with this information.

Image courtesy of Daily Dot.



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