By Cathy Elelman • 14 November 2019 • 20:30
HIDDEN: Officers found a plastic bag containing cocaine and speed.
CREDIT: Almeria Guardia Civil
A GUARDIA Civil control on vehicles in Nijar led to a drugs bust.
When officers pulled over the car on an access road to a night spot in Los Escullos the two occupants voluntarily showed them a packet of tobacco containing two marijuana buds, claiming it was for personal use.
But suspicious the pair could be hiding something the officers decided to carry out a more thorough inspection of the vehicle.
Sure enough, they found a sealed plastic bag containing 10 grammes of cocaine and 12 grammes of speed. And when they frisked the driver they found he was carrying a large amount of cash, in fact €1,350.
As a result the officers arrested 33-year old D.O.C. and 35-year old B.B.M. for a crime against public health.
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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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