By Cathy Elelman • 02 September 2020 • 16:37
Suspicious bundles found on board the boat
A LARGE boat with four outboard motors providing 1700Bhp was found on the beach at Rio Real, Marbella, Tuesday, September 1.
The boat was loaded with a number of sealed bales, allegedly containing drugs.
The National Police have removed the boat which was left deserted along with the cargo. It is one of many attempts at drug trafficking in the area. The police have been successful in stopping multiple drug drops on the beaches and detaining the people responsible for attempting to flood the streets with the contraband in recent weeks.
Wednesday, August 26 EWN reported two jet-skis carrying similar-sized bundles landing on the beach in Marbella mid-afternoon, where Local Police intercepted the drivers and cargo.
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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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