Hashish smuggled across Spain in minivans
Agents of the Civil Guard and National Police have dismantled a group dedicated to the introduction and distribution of hashish in Spain from Morocco.
The main person in charge was a Spaniard, resident in Algemesí (Valencia), who maintained strong links with suppliers of hashish in Morocco.
The operation has resulted in seven detainees – two citizens of Morocco and five Spaniards between 25 and 72 years – six house searches and three others in storage rooms. Police have seized 900 kilos of hashish, an electric pistol and 1,000 euros in cash.
The investigations began in January when the agents became aware of the strong connection that a citizen residing in Algemesí had with the world of hashish in Morocco.
During the investigations, which were extended to various provinces in Spain, the investigators found out that he was part of a drug trafficking organisation capable of loading hashish in minivans from Algeciras and crossing Spain through different distribution routes to Catalonia, Pamplona, Vasco or Valencia.
They also managed to detect the main partner of the ring-leader, a Moroccan citizen residing in the town of San Pedro de Alcántara (Málaga).