Guardia Civil in 3.4 tonne Christmas hash haul

Guardia Civil in 3.4 tonne Christmas hash haul

Guardia Civil officers seized 3.4 tonnes of cannabis resin in Guadarranque after Spain’s SIVE coastal surveillance network detected a fast launch entering the Arroyo Cachón near Puente Mayorga.

Land units despatched to the area found a rigid hull inflatable boat abandoned in the estuary and received information that two four-wheel drive vehicles had been used to unload drugs.

One of the vehicles was later spotted entering a garage in Guadarranque.

As the officers entered the building, two smugglers fled the scene while a third was arrested, according to the Guardia Civil.

Inside the garage the officers found a vehicle with fake licence plates, a tractor and a vessel. A 9mm pistol was also found inside one of the vehicles.

Officers also seized 109 bales of cannabis resin weighing 3,380 kilograms.

Photo by Guardia Civil

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