Police seize 5,000 ecstasy tablets shaped like President Trump’s head

Posted at 8:29 AM, Aug 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-22 10:52:59-04

German police have seized around 5,000 ecstasy tablets shaped like the head of US President Donald Trump, a haul worth tens of thousands of euros.

The tablets were found in a car in Lower Saxony, a state in northwest Germany, police confirmed in a statement Monday.

“During the search of the vehicle police found about 5,000 ecstasy tablets with the portrait of the American president … the purchase value of the tablets amounts to approximately 11,000 euros (about $12,900); the sales value amounts to approximately 39,000 euros,” the statement said.

A 51-year-old man and his 17-year-old son appeared in court on Sunday and an arrest warrant has been issued.

By Zamira Rahim, Hilary McGann and Nadine Schmidt, CNN