Major marijuana bust in El Ejido

SURPRISE! Guardia officers found the pair inside the greenhouse tending to the marijuana plants. CREDIT: Almeria Guardia Civil

TWO people are under arrest after Guardia Civil found more than 2,300 marijuana plants in an El Ejido greenhouse.
Guardia officers surprised the pair inside the greenhouse working on tending the illegal cultivation.
The Guardia identified the location of the nearly 1,000sqm hothouse following a detailed investigation launched on the back of different information sources indicating there was a marijuana plantation in the Matagorda district of the municipality.
The two detainees, identified as 31-year old D.B. and 28-year old F.S., face charges of cultivating and producing drugs.

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Cathy Elelman

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.

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