A 45 year old woman and an 85 year old man have been arrested for selling cocaine from a car. The elderly man was being paid by the woman to accompany her in the hope that his presence would allay police suspicion. A Guardia Civil undercover unit saw the couple sitting in their car outside of a nightclub in Cuevas del Almanzora. They were both visibly nervous, and the woman occasionally disappeared inside the establishment Continue reading Naughty cocaine seller used Gramps as a cover
The Guardia Civil have announced they will be carrying out thousands of random drink and drugs tests during the next two weeks. “Any time, any place” is their slogan for the campaign, taking place ahead of the Christmas rush. The Guardia warn that they will be carrying out the tests across the country with no prior warning at any time during the day.
The inhabitants of the tiny hamlet of Fernán Pérez near Nijar woke up Saturday morning to discover a toppled over helicopter in the middle of a field. There is no sign of it having crashed, or who was piloting it. Police have had it sealed off all day and continue to examine the machine. However, sources say that the helicopter was probably carrying a large amount of illicit drugs from Africa, and landed in Nijar Continue reading Mysterious helicopter “probably drug running”
The head of the National Police’s anti-drug squad in Murcia has been arrested for non-specified drug offences. And why not? Some would argue he’s in the right job for his hobbies. One other police officer was also arrested, along with five civilians, after an investigation by the Internal Affairs department of the National Police. Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Asuntos Internos, it seems. The affair does not involve the larger anti-drugs unit according to Europa Press. Continue reading Murcia anti-drugs police chief – arrested for drug offences
A master baker has been arrested in Alicante for creating and selling hash brownies for Barcelona FC fans. The master turronero would use marijuana, magic mushrooms and other such drugs to create sweet biscuits in the shape of the football clubs logo, before selling them via his network of friends and contacts. He was part of a larger gang of nine individuals who were running a drug lab in Alicante, selling such items as well Continue reading Barça Hash Brownies and Magic Mushrooms cause a fuss
The Guardia have charged two local men and a British man with the violent robbery of two British pensioners at their home in Arboleas last November. A 20 year old British man BPD and two other local men have been charged with breaking into the pensioners home and attacking them. Both needed hospital attention after the fearsome nighttime attack. The crooks made off with just 260€ in cash, a mobile phone and some bank cards. Continue reading Violent robbers of British pensioners in Arboleas caught (one was British, two Spanish)
The ultimate discount – Lidl’s is giving away free cocaine with every bunch of bananas. Well, not quite. Seems the drug dealers bid on the wrong lot at auction, leaving the cocaine filled bananas to be bought by Lidl’s in Madrid and distributed to stores across the region. Ha! http://www.thereader.es/en/spain-news-stories/1432-cocaine-free-with-lidl-bananas.html