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What are ‘narcolanchas’? The boats used by drug traffickers to carry up to 3 TONNES of narcotics into Spain...

TWO Guardia Civil officers, David Perez, 43, and Miguel Angel Gomez, 39, were killed last week in the coastal town of Barbate after being...

Fentanyl, the horror drug causing US overdose crisis, yet to arrive in Spain, says police report

FENTANYL, the synthetic opiate that is causing a major health crisis in the United States, is yet to arrive on Spanish shores. That’s according...

Spain’s National Police and Colombian authorities deal major blow to Mexican Zetas drug gang

THE BOSS in Europe of the notorious Zetas Mexican drug gang has been arrested in Madrid, in an operation that netted the authorities 400...

Cocaine cowboys: Three day search of animal cargo ship fails to find drugs

A THREE-DAY search by the Spanish authorities of a ship carrying 16,000 cows was called off after officers failed to find the five tonnes...

Police smash drug traffickers hiding stashes in potato lorries travelling from Spain to Poland

POLICE in Spain and Poland have brought down an international drug trafficking gang that shipped in large amounts of drugs hidden in lorries transporting...

Woman arrested at Costa Blanca airport in Spain for smuggling cocaine inside Play Station 5 console

A WOMAN has been arrested at Alicante-Elche airport after she tried to smuggle in cocaine hidden in her Play Station 5 console. The 23-year-old traveller...

Largest ever drug trafficking trial of Castanas gang starts in Spain’s Andalucia

THE largest drug traffic trial ever in Spain started Monday in Andalucia as members of the Castanas clan were brought to justice. Prosecutors will now...

EXCLUSIVE: Police bring down ‘cocaine queen’s’ 25-year smuggling ring in Spain

By Jon Clarke and Anthony Piovesan She was the Rolls Royce of cocaine smuggling since the 1990s and looked every inch the part in her...

Guardia Civil agents injured while catching hash smugglers in Gibraltar Campo city

TWO Guardia Civil officers were seriously injured while chasing a van loaded with hashish that was trying to escape from Getares beach in Algeciras. Police...

WATCH: Police smash huge smuggling ring that sent weed to Germany on trucks and camper vans

EUROPOL agents have arrested 44 and seized over €4 million in cash after the stakeout of a powerful weed and hash Costa del Sol...

Man tries to smuggle in big cocaine stash in suitcase at Spain’s Valencia Airport

A Peruvian man has been arrested at Valencia Airport for drug trafficking after a suitcase search revealed he was trying to smuggle in almost...

Human trafficking gang planned fleet of charter boats for dangerous sea trips to Spain’s Murcia coast

FIVE members of a people trafficking and drug smuggling gang looking to expand in the Murcia region have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Four...

High Waters: Spanish police seize underwater drug smuggling drones

SPANISH police have impounded three underwater drones built specifically to smuggle narcotics from Morocco via the Strait of Gibraltar. The inventive method made use of...

Narcoboat and money laundering gang broken up in Costa Blanca and Almeria areas of Spain

A drug smuggling gang used high-speed boats to ship narcotics from North Africa to Spanish beaches and marinas before resorting to money laundering to...

Lettuce lorry carrying marijuana worth €3.7 million pulled over in Spain’s Bilbao before boarding Ireland-bound ferry

OVER half a ton of marijuana has been seized from a lorry officially taking lettuce to Ireland. The truck had travelled from southern Spain to...
Drug smugglers in Spain's Andalucia lied about orca attack to cover up hashish shipment from Morocco

Drug smugglers in Spain’s Andalucia lie about orca attack to cover up hashish shipment from Morocco

The Policia Nacional have arrested hashish smugglers who sailed from Morocco and lied about their boat being attacked by orca whales. Two people have been...

Big cocaine stash discovered hidden in rice shipment to port of Valencia in Spain

A container of rice shipped in to Valencia from South America had 626 kilos of cocaine hidden within it. The Guardia Civil and the Tax...

British drugs smuggler Brian Charrington starts ‘narco’ yacht retrial in Costa Blanca area of Spain

THE retrial of British drug trafficker, Brian Charrington, started in Alicante on Monday(October 18). His original 2018 trial and conviction was quashed by the Supreme...

Drug smugglers caught loading four tonnes of hashish from Mar Menor fishing boat onto a lorry in Spain

CUSTOMS officers pounced in San Pedro del Pinatar as a fishing boat cargo of 4.3 tonnes of hashish was being unloaded. A refrigerated lorry pulled...

Tiny inflatable boat crammed with tons of drugs nearly sinks in Murcia waters of Spain

AN inflatable boat could barely stay afloat off the Murcia coast as it struggled to carry its clandestine cargo of over two tons of...

Crack down: 450kg of cocaine intercepted in Spain en route from Canaries to Valencia

THREE people have been arrested for attempting to smuggle 450kg of cocaine into Spain from Brazil. A container, which is believed to have been en...

British drug dealers on the Costa Blanca in Spain are jailed for sending cocaine parcel to Australia

THREE British men have been jailed after a parcel of drugs destined for Australia was intercepted at Alicante-Elche airport. X-ray scanners detected 855 grams of...

Combined police operation sees gang of 65 Chinese drug smugglers arrested across Spain

ONE OF the largest Chinese drug trafficking gangs has been taken down by a combined police operation over three countries. A total of 65 people...

Autopsy reveals Marbella shooting victim had more than 20 bullet wounds from AK-47

The killer, believed to be hired by a criminal gang, dumped the weapon in a bin, before speeding away from police on a motorbike

Authorities break up one of Spain’s ‘biggest’ hashish drug smuggling rings

It is estimated the La Linea criminal organisation brought more than 10,000 kilograms of hashish from Morocco to Spain

Boat which killed nine-year-old boy in Andalucia was linked to drug-trafficking operations

Allegedly sources close to the investigation revealed both the victims and the arrested had drug-trafficking links

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