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‘Well-structured’ Costa Blanca marijuana gang with network of indoor farms is arrested in Spain

A 'large scale' drugs trafficking gang in Alicante Province that cultivated and sold marijuana has been brought down by the Policia Nacional. Ten people, all...

Five arrested in Malaga, Cadiz and Ceuta in an operation against money laundering from drug trafficking in Spain

POLICE in Spain have tracked down and arrested five people for their involvement in the laundering of drug trafficking proceeds in the south of...

Police donate fruit and veg uncovered in drug raid to food bank in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Imagine the scene – you’re volunteering for a good cause, or you’re going through a rough time and you and your family are in...

Six years for man rescued after sinking rented boat laden with drugs bound for Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE Courts have sentenced a man to six years to six years in prison after his failed attempt at importing nearly two tonnes of...

Police chase luxury yacht stuffed with drugs off Spain’s Costa Blanca

A luxury yacht crammed with 810 kilos of hashish has been intercepted off the Costa Blanca after a half-hour police pursuit. A Guardia Civil maritime...

Police in Spain bring down Chinese prostitution network that pocketed €5 million

A Bilbao-based Chinese prostitution gang that banked an estimated €5 million has been smashed by the Policia Nacional. 63 people have been arrested- 61 of...

‘Drug kingpin’ known as Pablo Escobar of Spain arrested

POLICE in Spain have arrested an alleged drug kingpin in one of the major heroin busts in recent years.  Known as the Pablo Escobar of...

From Africa to Spain in 30 minutes: how a crime group smuggled migrants, fugitives and drugs on speedboats

AN organised crime group who used speedboats to smuggle migrants and drugs across the Mediterranean Sea to Spain has been dismantled by Spanish police. Officers...

Stolen items from Costa Blanca beach goers despatched on people smuggling route between Spain and Algeria

AN Alicante-based people-trafficking gang has been arrested in a joint Policia Nacional-Europol operation. The criminal crew ran a route between Spain and Algeria and also...

Illegal helicopter flights, car chases and police raids – armed gang of 11 drug smugglers arrested on Spain’s Costa...

CRIMINAL GANGS have taken to the skies in order to get their drugs into Spain. A multi-operational team combining Guardia Civil, OFAST and Europol have...

How Alicante hospitals maintain low admissions despite Covid rate being 10 times higher than last year on Spain’s Costa...

ANTIVIRAL drugs used in Alicante province hospitals are keeping admissions at the same level as January 2021, despite Covid transmission rates being 10 times...

Dutch couple stole €20,000 of electricity to power up marijuana farm in Alicante area of Spain

A Dutch couple's excessive use of electricity for a marijuana farm led to their downfall in Aspe, Alicante Province. Guardia Civil officers detected a massive...

YouTube rapper among mass Madrid arrests of vice ring that abused underage girls in Spain

POLICE in Madrid have arrested 37 people over suspected involvement in a ring that targeted underage girls for sexual abuse, child prostitution and child...

Luxury holiday rental villas on Spain’s Costa Blanca converted into indoor drug farms

TWO rented villas in the Calpe area of the Costa Blanca were used as indoor marijuana farms by two Lithuanian men. A 32-year-old man has...

Spain given €1 million by Europol to fight international organised crime

SPANISH police have been handed €1million by Europol to continue its fight against international organised crime until 2025. The European police organisation’s EMPACT unit is...

WATCH: Police in Spain swoop in on drug trafficker who lived life of luxury in Barcelona

SPANISH police have arrested a ‘most-wanted’ international drug trafficker who used proceeds of illicit trade to live a luxury lifestyle of fast cars, private...

Brit actor Andrew Shim tries pawning Mercedes van to Spanish police over unpaid drugs fine

THIS is England star Andrew Shim has pleaded with Spanish police to sell off his Mercedes Sprinter and avoid jail following a €88,655 fine...

Six TONNES of hash seized and 40 people arrested with help of 300 officers in Costa del Sol drug...

MORE than six tonnes of hashish have been seized by the Guardia Civil in a huge Costa del Sol drug bust.  Operation Gunpowder saw 40...

Clandestine cannabis club goes to pot on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THREE people who ran an illegal cannabis club in Denia have been arrested for selling drugs at their city centre headquarters. It's the latest in...

Cocaine smuggler who bought Mallorca yacht for £60m smuggling operation forced to hand over £300,000 cash

A JAILED Liverpool man who thought a £60 million cocaine smuggling plot would make him rich has been ordered to hand over more than...

700 kilos of cocaine seized in Spain’s Valencia

TAX Agency officials and Guardia Civil officers have seized 700 kilos of cocaine in a joint operation in the Port of Valencia.  On October 26...

Police seize lethal black cocaine hidden among coffee packs at Costa Blanca airport in Spain

THE Guardia Civil intercepted a parcel containing potentially lethal black cocaine that was shipped to Alicante-Elche airport. The package containing five kilos of the dangerous...

Lorries transported marijuana hidden in lettuce crates from Murcia area of Spain to Ireland

A Murcia drugs gang has been arrested for exporting marijuana to Ireland hidden in crates of lettuce. A Fortuna-based transport company was linked to a...

Trafficking gang busted smuggling drugs among cauliflowers from Spain’s Costa del Sol

DRUG traffickers have been arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs underneath cauliflowers from Spain's Costa del Sol to various countries across Europe.  The Guardia Civil had...

Belgians bagged for drug growing and dealing in big expat residential area of the Costa Blanca in Spain

THREE Belgians have been arrested in San Fulgencio for running an indoor marijuana farm and selling drugs in an area with a large number...

Police arrest gang behind kidnap and torture of Belgian man in revenge for drug theft on Spain’s Costa del...

SPANISH police have arrested a gang of 12 people involved in a plot to kidnap and torture a Belgian man in revenge for a...

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