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Ton of Hashish Seized in La Manga With Nine Arrested

Over a ton of hashish has been siezed by the Guardia Civil in dismantling a smuggling operation that was based at a luxury villa in La Manga. Large quantities of the drug were shipped in by speedboats from North Africa, with nine gang members of Spanish and Morroccan nationality arrested in the Almería, Málaga, and

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Desmantelado un entramado que falsificó miles de recetas para comprar benzodiacepinas que vendían después en Marruecos

Foto relacionada con la nota de prensaA través de pasadores adquirían las pastillas en oficinas de farmacia de prácticamente todo el territorio nacional
Han sido arrestados 18 individuos implicados en la falsificación, distribución de recetas, adquisición y posterior venta ilícita del medicamento
El principio activo de este medicamento se utiliza para elaborar una droga conocida como “karkubi”, consumida en los estratos sociales más desfavorecidos de Marruecos, que provoca alucinaciones y conductas psicopáticas

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Torrevieja Couple Arrested for Stashing Drugs in Their Attic and Selling Them from Home

A couple who sold drugs from their Torrevieja home, and hid them in the attic, has been arrested by the National Police on charges of crimes against public health. The raid at an undisclosed address in the city took place last month, but details of the operation have only been recently released. The couple aged

Ex-Councillor from Pilar de la Horadada Found Guilty of Bribery

A leading ex-councillor in Pilar de la Horadada has been given a two-year jail sentence, after the Provincial Court in Elche found him guilty of bribery after he tried to force a businessman to give him a car worth up to 30 thousand euro in exchange for a municipal contract. Pilar’s former Partido Popular health

Tours of Guardamar’s Naval Base Communications Tower to Start Soon

Guided tours are to start at the site of one the southern Costa Blanca’s most notable landmarks, namely the Spanish naval base communications tower at Guardamar. The 370-metre-tall Torre de los Americanos entered service in 1965 as a communications base for the US Navy’s submarine fleet, with up to 17 Americans working at the facility,

Killer Romanian Who Beat Girlfriend to Death Gets 18 Years

A 43-year-old Romanian man who beat his 42-year-old girlfriend to death in El Altet in November 2015, has been sentenced to 18 years behind bars by the Alicante Provincial Court in Elche. He has also been ordered to pay 50 thousand euro in compensation to the woman’s family Eighteen months ago, the man appeared in a drunken

Killer Romanian Who Beat Girlfriend to Death Gets 18 Years

A 43-year-old Romanian man who beat his 42-year-old girlfriend to death in El Altet in November 2015, has been sentenced to 18 years behind bars by the Alicante Provincial Court in Elche. He has also been ordered to pay 50 thousand euro in compensation to the woman’s family Eighteen months ago, the man appeared in a drunken

Vega Baja Business Representatives Say Poor Transport Links Have a Negative Effect on the Economy

Business representatives in the Vega Baja region say that the area and the whole of Alicante Province has had a poor deal over infrastructure funding from the national government in Madrid. The Vega Baja Entrepreneurs Association (Asemvega) says it cannot understand why the area is “being punished” in the recently announced Draft State Budget. Asemvega said

Motorway Robbery Gang Who Targeted the Elderly and Tourists Have Been Apprehended

An eight-strong Romanian gang that robbed tourist cars at service areas on the AP-7 has been rounded up by the Guardia Civil. The crooks, who operated at areas on the motorway between Alicante in the south and Castellón in the north, have been charged with theft, violence, and possession of fake documents. The Guardia realised

Pensioner Brit Arrested for Attempting to Kill His Son with a Hammer

A 70-year-old British man has been arrested on the northern Costa Blanca last week for trying to kill his son with a hammer when he was asleep in bed. His wife was also injured as she tried to prevent the attack at their home in the Denia area, which took place on Easter Day. The

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