Dolores Guardia Civil have arrested Spanish man aged 48 in Catral for a public health offence because he was growing and preparing marijuana. They seized a total of 19 kilos of marijuana buds and 11 large marijuana plants.
The buds had been put out to dry, taking up various rooms of his house, which had been searched by the officers. They also seized 11 marijuana plants that were about two metres tall which had been planted in an area of farmland in the same place.
The drugs would have reached a black market value of about €25,000.
This investigation has put an end to an important point of sale for drugs in Catral, as the also sold the drugs he was growing. The man has been placed under judicial disposition, charged and released.