• Spanish police arrest gang who trafficked drugs with yacht

    Spanish police arrest gang who trafficked drugs with yacht0

    A gang that trafficked cocaine from South America and cannabis resin from Morocco has been arrested by Spanish law enforcement officers, who seized 2.7 tonnes of drugs, two assault rifles and a sailing boat in Alcaidesa marina as part of the operation. Seven members of the gang were arrested, including three with prior convictions for

  • Campo drug gangs ‘fusing into cartel’

    Campo drug gangs ‘fusing into cartel’0

    The seizure this week of nine tonnes of cocaine inside a container in the port of Algeciras, coupled to months of heightened drug trafficking activity across the Strait of Gibraltar, prompted a stark warning yesterday from an organisation rep- resenting Guardia Civil officers: some 30 criminal organisations could be joining forces in a cartel to

  • Spanish police seize five drug launches

    Spanish police seize five drug launches0

    Spanish police seized five rigid-hulled inflatable launches used by drug traffickers to ship cannabis resin across the Strait of Gibraltar from Morocco to Spain. Officers from the Policia Nacional discovered the vessels after chasing a suspect vehicle to a warehouse in Puente Mayorga, the small town adjacent to the refinery in the Campo de Gibraltar.