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Torrevieja Grocery Shop has bar inside and caught selling Viagra and Cocaine

Torrevieja criminal may get a stiff sentence for selling Viagra and Cocaine Torrevieja police arrested an 18 year old Domincan Republic woman for selling Cocaine and Viagra in a Bar inside her grocery store. When police investigated, customers inside were actually being served food at the time. On searching the premises, cocaine and viagra and […]

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Three women arrested for drug dealing in Costa Blanca

AFTER receiving a tip off of large numbers of visitors to a house in Santa Pola. Officers of the National Police decided to investigate. They soon corroborated the facts by way of observation and use of monitoring devices and raided the premises, arresting three Spanish women from the same family who were aged between 22 […]

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Police smash drug smuggling ring in Alicante

AFTER several weeks of investigation, National Police in Alicante have dismantled an organisation allegedly dedicated to drug trafficking. Five people were arrested in Valencia – three men and two women aged between 28 and 49 – who were part of a criminal gang suspected of importing large quantities of cocaine from South America. The investigation […]

Drug baron arrested
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Drug baron arrested

NORTH AFRICA’S largest cocaine smuggler has been arrested. Officers from the National Police and Tax Agency brought down a family allegedly using real estate and financial institutions as a smokescreen for their operation. The agents also uncovered one ton of the narcotic hidden inside pineapples as it was shipped from South America. Officers were forced […]

New cocaine route uncovered
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Police uncover new cocaine route to Spain

THE GUARDIA CIVIL has smashed a criminal ring using a new route to smuggle cocaine from Brazil to Spain. Officers have arrested four people in Malaga and seized around 11 kilos of the narcotic under operation Banca Latvia, which discovered the organisation was smuggling cocaine through Morocco, a route not previously used. Working with police […]

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This week in the Netherlands – Chopper down

Chopper down AN APACHE helicopter crashed into an electricity transmission tower and high-voltage cables this week, before making an emergency landing near Zoelmond, Gelderland. Nobody was injured but roughly 24 thousand customers were left without power in the region. Huge cocaine haul THREE men aged 50, 48 and 43 were arrested in connection with the discovery […]

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Heavyweight hidden cocaine stash discovered

CUSTOMS authorities in Alicante have intercepted a cache of cocaine hidden in a piece of sporting equipment. Two people were arrested connected with the 15 kilograms of cocaine coming from Chile and contained in a circular weight used in weightlifting.  It’s estimated that the street value of the drug would have exceeded €800,000 The suspect […]

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More HGV drivers fail drugs tests in Murcia

DURING a 24-hour period, officers from the Guardia Civil in Murcia carried out a further number of checks on HGV drivers to see if they were driving under the influence of drugs. For this latest exercise, they stopped 235 drivers of which 19 of them tested positively for narcotics made up of 12 for cannabis, […]

Massive cocaine stash discovered
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Massive cocaine stash discovered in Malaga

POLICE are investigating a company in Malaga after finding 1,109 kilos of cocaine hidden in cargo containers. The drugs, which have now been seized, were discovered concealed among an order of plasterboard panels being shipped from Colombia to the Malaga-based construction company.  The tax office, National Police, German customs office and Spanish branch of the […]

Ten arrested as drug gang bust
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Ten arrested as drug gang bust

TEN people were arrested as police bust a drug trafficking gang in Gandia. The six men and four women, all aged between 26 and 62 and of Colombian, Spanish and Ukranian origin, were arrested as police officers stormed numerous properties and storage facilities, seizing more than a kilogram of cocaine, 45 grams of hashish and […]

Spanish health authority advises young people how to snort cocaine
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Spanish health authority advises young people how to snort cocaine

A SPANISH health authority has sparked outrage amongst anti-drug campaigners after handing out advice leaflets to young people on the proper way to snort cocaine. The campaign, which includes messages such as ‘chop up your line nice and fine,’ and ‘If it is not well chopped, you can damage your nostrils,’ has been condemned as […]

Drug Dealer Arrested
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Malaga drug dealer arrested

A FORTY-FOUR-YEAR-OLD Spanish man has been arrested in Malaga for driving without a licence, having false licence plates and carrying seven grams of cocaine. Police have now arrested the man on suspicion of drug trafficking, crimes against road safety and document falsification after initially became suspicious of his “evasive” attitude after they stopped to help […]

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Lucky drugs find in Valencia

NATIONAL POLICE in València have detained a 49-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman with the crime of drug trafficking. They were arrested for dealing in cocaine and heroin, but it was purely fate that they were caught as police visited their home for different reasons. The police were called by neighbours reporting shouting, screams and […]

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Drug traffickers arrested following tip-off

TWO MEN and one woman have been arrested by police in Elche suspected of drug trafficking. The three detainees, aged between 26 and 37-years-old are Spanish and Colombian nationals. The group were dedicated to the sale and distribution of narcotics throughout Alicante and Murcia provinces and the authorities were alerted by a tip-off around three […]

Arrested with 482 kilograms of cocaine
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Arrested with 482 kilograms of cocaine in Xirvella near Valencia

THE National Police arrested a 48-year-old man who was carrying 482 kilograms of cocaine in the van he was driving. The man was arrested in the town of Xirvella near Valencia after failing to stop at a police checkpoint at around 1:30am on Tuesday. The driver is reported to have accelerated through the checkpoint situated […]