Guardia Civil dismantle a criminal organisation that distributed drugs to order in Benidorm
The Guardia Civil dismantled a criminal organisation based in the Vega Baja that distributed drugs to order in Benidorm.
The four detainees, all British nationals aged between 31 and 64, and the fifth, wanted on an international warrant, have been remanded in custody pending trial by the courts in Torrevieja.
Source – www.diarioinformacion.com – original news article in Spanish so some information my be lost in translation
Among the five members of the group, one in particular, considered the leader, was an extremely dangerous person, who exercised a strong control over the others, and seemed to be in charge of ensuring that all orders and shipments arrived on time. The danger of this person could be found in the registry of his house, where he was found a detonating gun with a large amount of ammunition.
They had three further indoor crops situated in Rojales, Los Montesinos and Guardamar del Segura, marijuana of the variety “Monster” that produces double a normal plant and greater benefits.
The Civil Guard of Alicante have arrested, in Guardamar del Segura, Los Montesinos and Rojales, four men of English nationality, as alleged perpetrators of a crime against public health, money laundering, falsification of documents, illegal possession of weapons and belonging to criminal group. In addition, there is an international search and detention order on another Brit for the same events. In the operation three indoor marijuana plantations have been dismantled, in which they have seized or 250 plants, 6 kilos of cannabis packaging, 250 grams of substance known as Tucibi or pink cocaine, (high society drug), this is a synthetic drug framed within the methamphetamine, and some empty capsules where pink powder was introduced for distribution. In the rest of the houses, 6 kilograms of packaged cannabis, cutting substance and bills worth 10,000 euros were seized during the searches.a gun with ammunition, two vehicles, a boat, the villa has also been seized and a bank account has been blocked.
The drug was produced in Vega Baja, but later was distributed in Benidorm to consumers of the same nationality. The investigation began at the beginning of September, when some agents observed the suspicious discharge of several bags of suspicious substances in a villa in Los Montesinos.
The detailed monitoring of the activities that took place around that address, showed that vehicles loaded with drugs in small quantities left on a almost daily basis, which had the final destination of Benidorm. For greater profitability, they established two more indoor crops in the towns of Guardamar del Segura and Rojales, of the variety “Monster”, endowed with rapid growth and which can produce twice as much as any other type of marijuana.
All the investigation has been carried out by agents of the Guardia Civil of Crevillent and Guardamar del Segura.
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