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17th January 2020, 20:10

Nine arrests made in Campo de Gibraltar as police continue crackdown on drug smuggling

Nine people have been arrested in the Campo de Gibraltar as police forces continue to crack down on drug trafficking. Over 300 officers from both the Policia Nacional and Guardia Civil took part in operation Rubio-Caniche which targeted ‘Los Pantojas', which the Spanish press are calling one of the most active gangs of drug smugglers in the Campo area.

The operation consisted of 17 raids – 16 of which took place in Algeciras – Apart from the 9 arrests; 47.000 euros, 5 vehicles, 2 boats, telecom devices and documents related to illicit activity were also recovered.