Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against twelve police officers who were on duty at the time 300 kilos of cocaine and 100 kilos of hashish disappeared from the official repository in calle Granja San Ildefonso, Cádiz.
The mayor of Amsterdam, Eberhard van der Laan, says he will not ban foreign tourists from using the city’s famous cannabis cafes after the new government of the Netherlands said it would be up to local authorities whether or not to impose such a ban.
The Goverment, via the Official State Bulletin (BOE) has published a list of 417 drugs which, after September 1st, will no longer be funded by Social Security.
The DGT will be drastically increasing the number of drugs and alcohol tests carried on drivers during the holiday period of August 14th and 15th as around 3.2 million people are expected to take to the roads. The exits roads from large cities and coastal areas are expected to be the busiest places.
Five people have been arrested in Fuengirola on charges of kidnapping, drug trafficking and possession of firearms.
A total of six people have been arrested and 3,200 kilos of hashish seized in police operations against drug smuggling from North Africa to Spain. Two boats were also seized.
Two people have been arrested in Rincón de la Victoria after over one ton of hashish was found hidden under a false bottom in the boat they were hauling on a trailer.
The National Police and officers from the Tax Office have dismantled an organisation involved in bringing large amounts of drugs into Spain from Morocco for distribution in Spain and other parts of Europe.
Five people have been arrested and 1,600 kilos of hashish seized following a raid on a house in Mijas Costa, Málaga province.
Today sees the start of a DGT ‘zero tolerance’ crackdown on driving under the influence of drink or drugs, with random testing being carried out at all times of day and on all types of roads. The crackdown will continue until July 15th.