By Cathy Elelman • 06 November 2019 • 20:00
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POLICE investigations into drug sales and distribution in the northern area of Alicante resulted in five arrests.
Four men and a woman, who range in ages from 27 to 54, now face drug dealing charges.
The police operations centred on identifying properties the suspects used to store and distribute illegal substances. One of the operations focused on two individuals police believe were selling drugs in Castalla as well as the provincial capital.
Raids on properties in both locations led to the seizure of marijuana, hashish, speed, Ketamine and more than 600 ecstasy tablets, as well as a taser and two airsoft gas blowback pistols.
In the second police action officers found cocaine, hashish and an automatic knife, making three arrests.
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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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