Routine breath test sees two arrested for drug trafficking

Routine breath test sees two arrested for drug trafficking

CREDIT: Policia Local Nerja

A routine breath test saw two arrested for drug trafficking after Nerja police stopped a car and detected a strong smell of marijuana emanating from the inside the vehicle.
WHEN they checked the boot, they found boxes containing black bags full of marijuana buds.
In total, police seized 6.9 kilos of the drug and the two men were arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking.
Security Councillor, Francisco Arce congratulated the Local Police “for their professionalism and good work” demonstrating the commitment of the force in “the fight against drug trafficking”.

Thank you for taking the time to read this news article “Routine breath test sees two arrested for drug trafficking”. For more UK daily news, Spanish daily news and Global news stories, visit the Euro Weekly News home page.

Author badge placeholder
Written by

Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

Share your story with us by emailing, by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page