Two smugglers were injured and had to be airlifted to hospital after a fire was started in order to try and destroy their cargo, estimated at between ten and fifteen tons of hashish.
Collaboration between the Portuguese and Spanish authorities has led to the seizure of a concrete mixer lorry containing 2.1 tones of hashish.
A new police operation against political corruption has led to the arrest on Tuesday of 30 people in 13 provinces in Spain.
The National Police have arrested three people, one of them a 90-year-old man, for alleged continued thefts from a food bank in Granada.
Two senior officials of an association for the disabled in Málaga have been arrested for allegedly trying to harass and coerce a worker into a marriage of convenience with an illegal immigrant.
More than 600 people have so far been arrested for Social Security fraud in an operation being carried out in Madrid, Valencia, Alicante and Murcia.
Two British nationals have been arrested and 360 marijuana plants seized following the discovery of a marijuana plantation on a farm in Coín.
The National Police in Vélez-Málaga have seized 8,900 marijuana plants, a submachine gun, two pistols and ammunition in a raid on a greenhouse in the municipality.
Officers of the Criminal Investigation Division of the Mossos d’Esquadra have so far arrested fifteen people during an operation against prostitution in various parts of Barcelona.
Operation Potato has resulted in the detention of a 23-year-old as the alleged perpetrator of numerous thefts of articles from bathers on the beaches of Nerja during the summer.