The Dutch government has apparently decided it wants to ban tourists from buying cannabis in the ‘coffee shops’ where hash is legally on sale.
Three people have been arrested and 1,800 kilos of hashish seized on Playa de Urbasur, Isla Cristina in Huelva province.
A Guardia Civil patrol has discovered a cache of seventeen bales of hashish pollen, weighing nearly half a ton, in a cave in the nature reserve of Cerro Gordo, in Almuñécar (Granada).
Guardia Civil officers have arrested two local residents for their alleged involvement in bringing ashore 54 bales of hashish, weighing 1,200 kilos, on El Playazo beach. One of the youths has already been remanded in custody, the other has been released on bail.
National Police officers and agents from the Inland Revenue have arrested five people and seized 11 tons of hashish as part of an operation against a drugs trafficking network based in the Murcia region.
Police in Algeriras have detained two 21 year old youths and confiscated 900 kilos of hashish in the latest operation against drugs trafficking in the area.
The improved weather conditions not only herald a resumption of crossings from North Africa by illegal immigrants but also the transportation of vast quantities of hashish.
Cleaning staff at Almayate beach in Vélez- Málaga alerted the Local Police to suspicious activity on the beach and this led to the seizure of 4,000 kilos of hashish and the arrest of a 46 year old German national.
Operation ‘Germen’ has resulted in 12 arrests and the seizure of over two tons of hashish in Almeria.
In two operations in Tarifa and Algeciras, Guardia Civil officers detained a total of seven people and seized 422 kilos of hashish.