By Cathy Elelman • 16 August 2019 • 18:40
SEIZED: Guardia Civil found drugs, a rifle and a lead truncheon in the property.
CREDIT: Almeria Guardia Civil
GUARDIA Civil are investigating six members of the same family after discovering a property in Velez-Rubio was being used for illegal drug sales.
The investigation, prompted in part by information gathered from local residents, revealed activities at the property increased considerably at the weekend.
There were constant comings and goings of people to buy drugs and a continual noise of cars, much to the concern of the neighbours, the Guardia Civil reported.
The Guardia said the six detainees were suspected of managing the drug supplies and sales, and were all part of the family which lived in the property.
A search of the premises resulted in the seizure of various amounts of illegal substances, including five grammes of marijuana, a gramme of cocaine and 40 grammes of hashish, as well as precision scales, a rifle and a lead truncheon.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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