Tag: Drugs

Seven Arrested in Los Montesinos Drugs Raid

Seven Los Montesinos residents aged between 21 and 35, have been arrested by the Guardia Civil after a raid on an address in the town which used to sell and consume drugs.   Surveillance operations on the building led to the arrests and subsequent charges of breaking of public health laws, with a 16-year-old child

Brit Drugs Arrest in Benidorm

A 48-year-old British man was arrested by the National Police in the Rincón de Loix area of Benidorm at a police checkpoint, when he was found to have drugs on him. He was on a moped, and found to have eight and a half grams of cocaine and 20 grams of marijuana on him, as

Murcia Mail-Order Marijuana Business Arrests

Four British people, aged between 28 and 50, who ran a mail-order marijuana distribution business out of the Murcia region have been arrested by the Guardia Civil. Parcels crammed with the drugs were sent out via the Correos office in Bullas to addresses in the UK and Ireland, after the drugs had been cultivated locally. Correos

Brothels Busted

The National Police have arrested 21 people and freed four women while breaking up an alleged human trafficking ring on the Costa del Sol. The bust in Malaga happened after a victim called an anti-sex trafficking hotline saying she was being forced into prostitution and to consume illegal drugs. Police say the ring was led by

Dodgy Painting

A 31-year-old Nigerian resident of Spain was arrested at Alicante-Elche airport before boarding a Milan-bound flight with 1.6 kilos of cocaine hidden in a painting. The Guardia Civil thought there was something suspicious with the painting when it was going through a scanner and found the drugs stashed in the frame. The Guardia said that

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