Guardia Civil officers detained three people for allegedly growing and selling marijuana, seizing a total of nineteen plants in the process.
The continuing crackdown on small-scale drug trafficking has resulted in the arrest of five people in Torre del Mar who were allegedly selling drugs to pupils at a school in the area.
The national Police have released two men held captive in La Rinconada, Sevilla, over a €100,000 drug debt and have arrested five people.
Two British nationals have been arrested in Frigiliana on suspicion of operating a marijuana plantation and drugs trafficking. Both are apparently the subjects of outstanding international arrest warrants issued by the British authorities.
National Police and Inland Revenue officers have seized a shipment of ten tons of drugs on board a fishing boat and have so far arrested 13 people, all Moroccan nationals.
A Court in Málaga has sentenced four people to terms of 3 years and 8 months in prison each and fined them a total of €2.5 million after they were caught unloading 1.6 tons of hashish onto a beach in Torrox Costa.
Inland Revenue officers have seized 18,000 kilos of hashish during an operation carried out in the Mediterranean. Seven people on board a merchant ship have been arrested.
During the month of August, National Police in Málaga city have dismantled 27 points of sale and distribution of drugs and arrested 28 people on charges of crimes against the public health.
Two people, aged 33 and 60 years, have been arrested and charged with crimes against public health after 28 kilos of marijuana plants were found growing on their roof in the Las Peñas district of Ronda. The plants were hidden under a green canopy.
National Police officers have dismantled three indoor drug plantations in Málaga province in which 3,400 marijuana plants and 300 magic mushrooms were being cultivated.