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Six months jail for Gibraltar Customs officer caught stealing import duty

A CUSTOMS officer has been sent to prison for half a year in Gibraltar after being caught stealing import duty at the frontier checkpoint.

Raids on hash smuggling ring based in Gibraltar Campo see 37 arrests

A POWERFUL hashish smuggling syndicate has been dismantled this morning after 35 arrests were made in San Roque and La Linea.

Cocaine worth £2 million found attached to cargo ship in Gibraltar

COCAINE valued at up to £2 million was found in a ‘parasite device’ on a bulk carrier anchored outside Gibraltar port yesterday.

Over £4 million of hashish found hidden on a boat off Gibraltar coast

A ROUTINE patrol has revealed a secret hiding place for 825 kilos of hashish on a small pleasure boat off Europa Point.

Gibraltar and Spain police forces foil £15 million hash smuggling ring

AROUND 2.8 tonnes of hashish with a value of £15 million has been seized in a joint operation between Gibraltar and Spanish police forces.

Hash and tobacco smugglers halted in their tracks by Gibraltar authorities

CUSTOMS and police officers made arrests and seizures of equipment for smuggling tobacco and drugs in Gibraltar yesterday.

Brit arrested before trying to smuggle two men into the UK from Gibraltar

A UK national who tried to smuggle two people with false identities onto a plane to the UK via Gibraltar has been arrested at the frontier.

Elderly visitor dies during swim at Gibraltar’s Catalan Bay this morning

A VISITOR to Gibraltar has drowned at Catalan Bay after going for a swim in rough conditions despite the best efforts of the RGP.

Over 1,000 cigarette cartons seized as Gibraltar takes on smugglers

A TOTAL of 1,250 cartons of cigarettes have been seized by Customs officers before they were smuggled to Spain last weekend.

Gibraltar police kept busy over the weekend with violence and partiers

ANTI-SOCIAL behaviour was reported this weekend as new RGP recruits learnt from experienced officers on Operation Trojan.

Drug dealer profits to be handed over to Gibraltar Government

NEARLY £120,000 in money laundered cash will be handed over to the Gibraltar Government seized from a convicted drug dealer.

Over £20,000 of hash found beachside in Gibraltar by Police and Customs

POLICE and Customs have discovered over £20,000 of hashish along Gibraltar’s coast yesterday in two separate operations.

Gibraltar looks to stamp out domestic abuse with new law and training

MAJOR steps are being taken by the Gibraltar government and police to tackle domestic abuse on the Rock via a new law being discussed.

Men arrested after weed growing tent found in Gibraltar home

TWO men have been arrested after £7000 worth of cannabis was found at two addresses in Gibraltar in a Drug Squad operation.

Man arrested with hash in Gibraltar town centre as police tighten grip

RGP investigations have led to the arrest of a man for having hashish and the seizure of petrol possibly used for smuggling.

Cocaine found at Ocean Village in Gibraltar leads to three arrests

AROUND £2,500 of drugs were seized after officers challenged suspected dealers at Ocean Village during a night patrol.

Credit card scammers who bought luxury items in Gibraltar linked to Swiss case

FOUR men who used stolen credit cards to buy over £10,000 of luxury items in Gibraltar could be extradited to Switzerland for similar crimes.

Suspected Gibraltar dealer found with 10 kg of hash awaits trial

DRUG squad officers raided a local man's home in August and found £49,000 worth of hash for which he is now being charged.

Gibraltar man sent to prison for having sex with an underage person

A GIBRALTAR man was sentenced to spend three years in prison for paedophilia by a Supreme Court judge after underage sex.

Suspected drug lord is now in prison after being on the run for 18 months

A TOP alleged hashish smuggler has been jailed after handing himself in at a police station in Gibraltar's neighbouring town.

Six arrested after money laundering raids in Gibraltar Campo

CASH, cars and valuables were seized in the operation against money laundering in La Linea and San Roque throughout today.

Alleged illegal shopper and cigarette smuggler arrested this week

A BRITISH man who allegedly went on a £1,000 shopping trip around Gibraltar and a presumed smuggler have been arrested

Alleged British paedophile charged with 17 child sex offences in Gibraltar

A BRITISH man resident in Gibraltar has been charged with 17 charges sex offences against children after a four month police investigation.

Over £2 million of hash found in the sea dropped by fleeing smugglers

A TOTAL of 13 bales of hashish thrown overboard by suspected smugglers, have been confiscated by Customs officers in Gibraltar waters.

Eleven arrested in money laundering raids linked to Gibraltar hash clan

MORE raids on a Gibraltar drug trafficking gang have led to nine arrests in the Gibraltar Campo, Estepona and Villarobledo.

Wanted Interpol man caught as he set foot on the Rock yesterday

A WANTED suspected drug smuggler has been arrested coming into Gibraltar and will now be extradited to Morocco for trial.

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