The guard Civil, with the collaboration of the OFAST (Anti-narcotics office) of the police french and the coordination of Europol, has dismantled a organization criminal that trafficked with hashish and marijuana and bleached all illicitly obtained capital. The organization made up of French citizens acquired the drug in Morocco Y Andalusia and later transported her to France through its concealment between the legal burden of trucks of great tonnage or by the GO FAST method, using vehicles with fake license plates.
The operation SUGAR CUP It began in 2020, when the Civil Guard and OFAST detected the activity of the French organization in the south of Spain. As a result of the investigation, the presence of several members of the organization using numerous vehicles was discovered and the entrance was discovered illicit no plan flight of a helicopter on the Andalusian coasts that proceeded from Morocco, being subsequently identified a member of the organization who carried wrappers of bales of hashish.
Through the monitoring of vehicles detected and members from organization based in the province of Málaga, the Civil Guard located one of the investigated who used documents of identity false, getting to detect said individual until five identities different and all of them false.
The agents verified that several people carried out activities suspicious and they took numerous measures from security on your travels in vehicle. After several days of surveillance, it was detected how they interacted with a truck with French registration, for which he was intercepted in Narbonne and at to inspect the cargo was found inside, among the legal cargo it carries, 419 kilograms from hashish, stopping the truck driver.
Continuing with the research of the members of the organization criminal, the Civil Guard obtained the apprehension of others 327 kilograms of hashish in Baza (Granada) inside a vehicle with bent plates that was being pursued. Subsequently, the agents detected another operation of drug trafficking and they achieved the apprehension from 860 kilograms from hashish in Chauchina (Granada), which they hid among the legal cargo of a truck that had left another ship industrial controlled by the organization investigated. They were also seized 112 kilograms of marijuana in Port Bou (Gerona) in another vehicle used by members of this organization.
On the other hand, a few days later the guard Civil detected a stash of drugs made with a helicopter in Torremolinos (Malaga), where they were apprehended 211 kilograms of hashish and the aircraft who was transporting them and who had traveled without an established flight plan to the neighboring country of Morocco.
In Marbella, the researchers also detected a transport from drugs aboard a sightseeing with false license plates, which, after visiting a living place from Marbella, left in the direction of Málaga. A police force with uniformed agents was then organized to stop to the vehicle suspicious and when the stop, moment in which the vehicle eluded the control policeman, trying run over to one of the agents that he has to dodge to avoid being run over, but he manages to make use of the blocking means prodding a wheel vehicle. Despite this, and that flow only with the tire in one of the wheels, reached a speed above 180 kilometers per hour, even reaching charge to one of the vehicles police. Finally, after a side collision with the police vehicle, it was achieved stop al conductor, being inside the vehicle 329 kilograms from hashish, in six bundles and numerous packages. In the house from which this vehicle left, after making a search with authorization judicial, were seized another 8 bales of hashish that reached a weight of 266 kilograms, proceeding to the detention from 3 persons.
Another of the clarified crimes is money laundering, since the organization investigated used the money from drug trafficking to financial the Logistics necessary, including the means of transport seized, and concealed their true origin by use of companies fictitious.
Once the rest of the members of the organization have been identified, they are requested to Court 7 tickets Y records in the provinces of Cádiz, Málaga, Almeria Y Castellón. In the records are 3 helicopters intervene, 4 weapons from fire, abundant ammunition, vests bulletproof, and numerous devices electronic that they used to avoid police action.
Finally, in the operation they have arrested 11 persons, one of them by the police french. There are 9 persons slopes from stop in France with European arrest warrants and more than 2,4 tons of hashish Y 112 kilograms from marijuana.
George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.