1 Dec, 2019 @ 11:36
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Police in Spain arrest 33 over Mallorca-wide cocaine, MDMA and hash empire that carried fake shotguns and buried €38,000 at farm

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POLICE in the Balearic Islands have smashed a national drug operation and arrested 33 people.

A two-year Guardia Civil probe revealed that a north African gang was selling cocaine, MDMA and hash in towns throughout Mallorca.

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POLICE HAUL: Officers seized cash, computers, drugs, knives and guns

A Dutch group in mainland Spain supplied the drugs, which a driver smuggled through the Port of Alcudia using secret cavities underneath his car.

As well as drugs, officers, working under ‘Operation BUBADU’ seized €240,000 in cash, €38,600 of which was buried at a farm in the town of Muro.

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UNEARTHED: Some of the €38,000 buried at a Mallorca farm

Police also recovered knives, fake pistols and shotguns, and several phones and laptops.

In total 14.5 kilos of cocaine, 1 kilo of MDMA, and 3.5 kilos of hash were seized by the Guardia Civil.

The investigation, opened in 2017 saw cops make searches of 28 properties, five garages and a commercial building, across Mallorca, Barcelona, ??Lleida and Huesca.

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