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Trial of Irish crime boss John Gilligan suspended until New Year on Spain’s Costa Blanca after co-defendant son fails...

THE trial of Irish criminal John Gilligan and eight other people was suspended on Tuesday in Torrevieja after one of the defendants- his son...

Police arrest two men in Málaga province transporting 700kg of hashish via the ‘Go Fast’ method

SPAIN’S National Police force seized 700 kilograms of hashish at a toll booth in Málaga province, after they intercepted the drivers of two vehicles...

Court in Spain hands down 160-year sentence to man found guilty of killing sex workers with highly pure cocaine

A COURT in Valencia on Thursday handed down a sentence of nearly 160 years to a man who was found guilty of killing three...

MUST READ: British gang arrested on Spain’s Ibiza in country’s biggest-ever ‘pink cocaine’ swoop with over €500,000 in cash...

A British gang has been arrested on Ibiza after the Guardia Civil made Spain's biggest-ever 'pink cocaine' swoop with 13.25 kilos seized plus over...

OPINION: Myth or fact? Why we all need to be alarmed at Spain’s needle-spiking craze

THE huge surge in supposed needle-spiking cases experienced in bars and nightclubs across Spain this summer is worrying on so many levels and is...

Over hundred drivers in Spain’s Malaga test positive for alcohol or drugs in latest DGT road campaign

THE latest DGT (The Directorate-General for Traffic) road campaign ‘Operation August 15’ in Spain’s Malaga has tallied over hundred road users driving under the...

Police smash Costa Blanca drugs gang who exported narcotics out of Spain

A Costa Blanca-based drugs gang has been brought down in a joint operation between the Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional. Four men and two women...

British tourist arrested over rape of UK holidaymaker on Spain’s Mallorca

A British man in his early 20's has been arrested over the alleged rape of a female UK holidaymaker at a Magaluf hotel. Calvia's Guardia...

Pharmacies in Spain’s Malaga ‘willing’ to dispense medicinal cannabis

PHARMACIES in Malaga have announced that they are ready and ‘willing’ to participate in the dispensing of cannabis-derived drugs. The news was announced last Thursday,...

Most wanted Brit cocaine baron arrested in Benidorm

A MAN dubbed ‘Britain’s most wanted cocaine baron’ has been arrested in Benidorm. The search for Louis Edwards, 44, had initially focused on Malaga but...

Man in Spain’s Sevilla arrested for making opium-based cocktail

A 20-YEAR-OLD man in Sevilla has been arrested for making a narcotic cocktail. His cocktail of choice, known as a ‘purple drank’ is a cocktail...

Benidorm ‘English’ zone bars and clubs raided by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SIX people have been arrested by Benidorm's Policia Nacional during a crime sweep targeting bars and clubs called 'Operation Summer'. The detainees, aged between 20...

‘Brazilian Escobar’ who faked Covid death in Marbella busted in Budapest 

ONE of Brazil's biggest drug traffickers who faked his own death in Marbella has been arrested in Budapest. Known as the ‘Brazilian Escobar’, Sergio Roberto...

Massive bust sees arrest of corrupt police officers who helped gangs smuggle drugs into Spain

A HUGE investigation into drug trafficking has led to sixty arrests including a network of police officers who helped gangs smuggle their illicit wares...

Human trafficking and sex exploitation gang brought down in Spain’s Murcia region

ONE of the biggest-ever police operations against human trafficking in the Murcia region has produced 22 arrests. 19 women were freed by the Policia Nacional. They...

Police chase drug smugglers around beach after unloading five ton hashish stash in Spain’s Murcia

FIVE tons of hashish was intercepted by the Guardia Civil after officers stumbled upon a boat unloading the consignment at a Murcia cove. Four traffickers...

REVEALED: How Spain is part of rise in drug trafficking, violent crime & corruption across Europe

REPORTS show that the European cocaine market is expanding due to a flood of imports from South America. Spain, Belgium and Holland are the worst...

Traffickers lured women to Spain with bogus job offers but forced them into prostitution at Valencia area flats

A gang that brought over women from Columbia with promises of legal jobs in Spain, but used them instead as prostitutes, has been brought...

Cocaine home delivery service operated out of Costa Blanca bar kitchen in Spain

A drugs gang who ran a cocaine home delivery service has been smashed by the Guardia Civil in Torrevieja. The main sales point of the...

KINGS OF HASHISH: Trial begins for Castaña clan, alleged to have made €30 million from drug trafficking in southern...

IT’S taken over a decade, but finally the 'Kings of Hashish' are on trial. Brothers Francisco and Antonio Tejon are facing 20 years in prison...

Police dismantle trafficking networks smuggling drugs into Spain’s Murcia with 35 arrests

SPANISH police have arrested 35 people from two criminal organisations involved in drug trafficking in Murcia.  The Guardia Civil dismantled a criminal network that operated...

Massive drugs busts sees Spanish police seize three tonnes of cocaine on fishing boat off Canary Islands

POLICE in Spain seized nearly 2.9 tonnes of cocaine in a raid on a fishing boat south of the Canary Islands. The 20-meter-long AKT 1...

Tonne of drugs retrieved after 26 bundles found floating off Spain’s Costa Blanca

OVER a tonne of hashish was spotted floating in waters some 40 miles off the Costa Blanca on April 9. Packed into 26 bundles, they...

Boy in Spain’s Alicante turns in own parents after they order him to sell drugs at school

A BOY aged 16 who was forced by his parents to sell drugs at his school tipped the police off. Now his mother and father...

British man arrested on Spain’s Mallorca for sexually corrupting vulnerable underage girl

A British man, 43, has been arrested in Palma, Mallorca over the sexual exploitation of a vulnerable underage girl. A 20-year-old Ecuadorian was also detained...

Tourist drugged at Costa Blanca ‘hostess’ club in Spain and has €10,000 of charges on stolen bank cards

A Finnish tourist had €10,665 charged on two stolen bank cards after being rendered unconscious by a spiked drink and pill at an Alicante...

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