Spain busts drug ring led by British ex-marine

Spain busts drug ring led by British ex-marine

Spanish police said Monday they had broken up a hashish smuggling ring with the arrest of 10 people including its suspected leader, a former British marine.

Spanish police return Italian mafia fugitive to Italy after three years on the run

Spanish police return Italian mafia fugitive to Italy after three years on the run

Police bust drug smugglers on speedboats to Spain

Police bust drug smugglers on speedboats to Spain

Spanish police make ‘biggest ever haul of synthetic drugs’

Spanish police make ‘biggest ever haul of synthetic drugs’

Ex-footballer arrested over cocaine-laced cardboard smuggling plot in Spain

Ex-footballer arrested over cocaine-laced cardboard smuggling plot in Spain

Narco-sub: How drug smugglers are using submarines to smuggle cocaine into Spain

Narco-sub: How drug smugglers are using submarines to smuggle cocaine into Spain

Ex-footballer known as ‘Koke’ arrested in Spain for running drugs ring

Ex-footballer known as ‘Koke’ arrested in Spain for running drugs ring

Police in Spain discover huge weed plantation hidden in pine forests of Aragon

Police in Spain discover huge weed plantation hidden in pine forests of Aragon

Spanish police rescued from sea by smugglers they were chasing

Spanish police rescued from sea by smugglers they were chasing

Rooftop weed plantation revealed during Spain’s La Vuelta cycle race coverage

Rooftop weed plantation revealed during Spain’s La Vuelta cycle race coverage

Operation Toupee: Man arrested in Spain with cocaine under wig

Operation Toupee: Man arrested in Spain with cocaine under wig

Spanish cop killed in car chase during drug trafficking bust in southern Spain

Spanish cop killed in car chase during drug trafficking bust in southern Spain

Hashish raids: Scores of police officers swoop on smugglers in southern Spain

Hashish raids: Scores of police officers swoop on smugglers in southern Spain

Poo traces found in majority of cannabis sold on Madrid streets

Poo traces found in majority of cannabis sold on Madrid streets

Spanish police strike blow to Camorra mafia crime network

Spanish police strike blow to Camorra mafia crime network

Spain rescues three men from boat loaded with drugs

Spain rescues three men from boat loaded with drugs

Swedish citizens arrested in Spain on drugs charges

Swedish citizens arrested in Spain on drugs charges

Barcelona police launch massive crackdown on narcopisos

Barcelona police launch massive crackdown on narcopisos

Spanish police seize massive cocaine haul in banana cargo

Spanish police seize massive cocaine haul in banana cargo

Spanish narco arrested after cameo in reggaeton music video

Spanish narco arrested after cameo in reggaeton music video

Spanish police bust Benidorm campsite drug trafficking gang

Spanish police bust Benidorm campsite drug trafficking gang

Three Swedes arrested in Spain for murder of countryman

Three Swedes arrested in Spain for murder of countryman

Spanish police arrest notorious drug baron ‘abuelo’ in Galicia

Spanish police arrest notorious drug baron ‘abuelo’ in Galicia

Narcos dressed as cops steal two tonnes of hash from other dealers in Spain

Narcos dressed as cops steal two tonnes of hash from other dealers in Spain

Video: Police chopper chases down speedboat smuggler at busy Spanish beach

Video: Police chopper chases down speedboat smuggler at busy Spanish beach

Spanish police bust designer drug gang paid in bitcoin

Spanish police bust designer drug gang paid in bitcoin

Spanish police seize 1.8 tonnes of cocaine on British yacht off Canary Islands

Spanish police seize 1.8 tonnes of cocaine on British yacht off Canary Islands

Spain breaks up ‘main’ hashish smuggling ring

Spain breaks up ‘main’ hashish smuggling ring

Brazen drug trafficking alarms southern Spain

Brazen drug trafficking alarms southern Spain

Spain probes death of child in drug trafficking hotspot

Spain probes death of child in drug trafficking hotspot

Spain police union warn ‘legions of youth’ working for narcos

Spain police union warn ‘legions of youth’ working for narcos

80 per cent of European hashish smuggled in every year to Spanish town near Gibraltar

80 per cent of European hashish smuggled in every year to Spanish town near Gibraltar

Vet extradited to US over puppy-smuggling heroin plot

Vet extradited to US over puppy-smuggling heroin plot

Narcopisos: ‘Drug flats’ blight the heart of Spanish cities

Narcopisos: ‘Drug flats’ blight the heart of Spanish cities

Spanish police seize over eight tonnes of hashish

Spanish police seize over eight tonnes of hashish

Barcelona revealed as Europe’s cocaine capital

Barcelona revealed as Europe’s cocaine capital

Spain accuses major drug baron of planning comeback

Spain accuses major drug baron of planning comeback

Police bust Spain-based European drug racket

Police bust Spain-based European drug racket

‘Crush the cocaine finely’: Zaragoza sparks row with tips for drug-takers

‘Crush the cocaine finely’: Zaragoza sparks row with tips for drug-takers

Masked gang storm Spanish hospital to free drug trafficking suspect

Masked gang storm Spanish hospital to free drug trafficking suspect

Police bust gang that used bank warehouses in Catalonia to grow huge amounts marijuana

Police bust gang that used bank warehouses in Catalonia to grow huge amounts marijuana

Spanish police bust gang who were building aero club to fly in cocaine

Spanish police bust gang who were building aero club to fly in cocaine

Spain makes one of ‘Europe’s biggest’ cocaine busts

Spain makes one of ‘Europe’s biggest’ cocaine busts

Spain seizes 1.2 tonnes of cocaine and dismantles ‘international drug trafficking network’

Spain seizes 1.2 tonnes of cocaine and dismantles ‘international drug trafficking network’

Spanish police seize thousands of marijuana plants destined for UK

Spanish police seize thousands of marijuana plants destined for UK

Spanish and German police find tonne of cocaine hidden in shipment of plasterboard panels

Spanish and German police find tonne of cocaine hidden in shipment of plasterboard panels

Spanish police make major marijuana and underwear bust

Spanish police make major marijuana and underwear bust

Bilbao health authority in hot water over cocaine sniffing ‘kit’

Bilbao health authority in hot water over cocaine sniffing ‘kit’

Twelve Brits arrested in Magaluf drug bust

Twelve Brits arrested in Magaluf drug bust

Spanish police seize 5.5 tonnes of cocaine in ‘one of biggest busts’ ever

Spanish police seize 5.5 tonnes of cocaine in ‘one of biggest busts’ ever

Narcos in southern Spain grow increasingly brazen

Narcos in southern Spain grow increasingly brazen

Two Brits held after police uncover drugs ’80 times stronger’ than cannabis

Two Brits held after police uncover drugs ’80 times stronger’ than cannabis

Spanish police seize half a tonne of cocaine hidden in bricks

Spanish police seize half a tonne of cocaine hidden in bricks

Two arrested in Spain for smuggling cocaine in fake bananas

Two arrested in Spain for smuggling cocaine in fake bananas

Spain to extradite alleged Mexican drug trafficker ‘The Monkey’ to US

Spain to extradite alleged Mexican drug trafficker ‘The Monkey’ to US

Drug traffickers dump hashish worth €4.7m into Bay of Gibraltar during high-speed boat chase

Drug traffickers dump hashish worth €4.7m into Bay of Gibraltar during high-speed boat chase

Queso mistaken identity: Cordoba police find cocaine stashed in cheese

Queso mistaken identity: Cordoba police find cocaine stashed in cheese

Police seize 2,500kg of cocaine headed for Spain

Police seize 2,500kg of cocaine headed for Spain

Brits arrested in Spain over marijuana ‘mail-order’ service

Brits arrested in Spain over marijuana ‘mail-order’ service

Spanish police bust huge cannabis farm

Spanish police bust huge cannabis farm

Spain seizes drugs shipment destined to fund terrorism

Spain seizes drugs shipment destined to fund terrorism

Spain records its first victim of ‘devil’s breath’ zombie drug

Spain records its first victim of ‘devil’s breath’ zombie drug

Four Spanish police arrested for drug theft

Four Spanish police arrested for drug theft

Spanish police make Med’s largest hash bust this year

Spanish police make Med’s largest hash bust this year

Drug baron ‘lieutenant’ who gunned down rivals arrested

Drug baron ‘lieutenant’ who gunned down rivals arrested

Spain airport security guard held for drug smuggling

Spain airport security guard held for drug smuggling

Shipment of cocaine found hidden within plastic bananas

Shipment of cocaine found hidden within plastic bananas

Spanish police smash designer drug rings

Spanish police smash designer drug rings

Dominican Republic’s most wanted held by Spanish police

Dominican Republic’s most wanted held by Spanish police

Man caught smuggling half a kilo of cocaine between legs

Man caught smuggling half a kilo of cocaine between legs

Spanish police smash Russia drugs smuggling ring

Spanish police smash Russia drugs smuggling ring

Spanish pilot smuggles drugs in helicopter from Morocco

Spanish pilot smuggles drugs in helicopter from Morocco

Man caught hiding 36 packets of cannabis inside his body

Man caught hiding 36 packets of cannabis inside his body

Spanish police bust ‘Hotel Marijuana’ at beachside resort

Spanish police bust ‘Hotel Marijuana’ at beachside resort

Woman finds 83kg of cocaine washed up on Spanish beach

Woman finds 83kg of cocaine washed up on Spanish beach

Firefighting helicopter pilot turned drug smuggler busted

Firefighting helicopter pilot turned drug smuggler busted

Spanish police smash ‘false bottom’ pleasure boat drug smuggling ring

Spanish police smash ‘false bottom’ pleasure boat drug smuggling ring

Spain busts Anglo-Dutch drug gang seizing three tonnes of cocaine

Spain busts Anglo-Dutch drug gang seizing three tonnes of cocaine

Police seize cannabis worth €2m hidden in fuel tank of Spanish truck

Police seize cannabis worth €2m hidden in fuel tank of Spanish truck

Police swoop in on British drug kingpin in luxury Costa del Sol villa

Police swoop in on British drug kingpin in luxury Costa del Sol villa

Grandma smuggles drugs for jailed son in kinder egg stashed inside her

Grandma smuggles drugs for jailed son in kinder egg stashed inside her

Spain finds 300 kilos of cocaine in banana shipment from Costa Rica

Spain finds 300 kilos of cocaine in banana shipment from Costa Rica

Irish gangster dies in hail of bullets at swimming pool on Costa del Sol

Irish gangster dies in hail of bullets at swimming pool on Costa del Sol

British teenager becomes fifth party drug victim of Ibiza summer season

British teenager becomes fifth party drug victim of Ibiza summer season

Spanish police hunt for Moroccan hashish in the Strait of Gibraltar

Spanish police hunt for Moroccan hashish in the Strait of Gibraltar

Spain becomes nation of stoners as popularity of cannabis clubs soars

Spain becomes nation of stoners as popularity of cannabis clubs soars

Police discover hashish smuggled into Spain disguised as olives

Police discover hashish smuggled into Spain disguised as olives

Police find hashish haul hidden inside wheelchair

Police find hashish haul hidden inside wheelchair

Spanish police bust Colombian drug ring

Spanish police bust Colombian drug ring

Alleged German Hells Angels boss out on bail

Alleged German Hells Angels boss out on bail

Spanish police bust international drug ring

Spanish police bust international drug ring

Vet who used puppies as drug mules arrested

Vet who used puppies as drug mules arrested

Police seize cocaine-stuffed pineapples

Police seize cocaine-stuffed pineapples

Parents face 8 years for giving cocaine to baby

Parents face 8 years for giving cocaine to baby

Mafia boss arrested in Costa del Sol post office

Mafia boss arrested in Costa del Sol post office

Prison error after cops mistake soap for dope

Prison error after cops mistake soap for dope

Couple arrested over smuggled erection pills

Couple arrested over smuggled erection pills

Drug bust: 55 arrested in raids on hash ring

Drug bust: 55 arrested in raids on hash ring

Gang found drug mules in jobless queues

Gang found drug mules in jobless queues

One in two Spaniards want legal marijuana

One in two Spaniards want legal marijuana

Spanish drugs cops bust ‘Colombia-style’ lab

Spanish drugs cops bust ‘Colombia-style’ lab

Cocaine seizures up 29 percent in 2013

Cocaine seizures up 29 percent in 2013

Top drug lord ‘hid cocaine inside bananas’

Top drug lord ‘hid cocaine inside bananas’

Spanish drug mule dies as coke bags burst

Spanish drug mule dies as coke bags burst

UK-Spain cops smash Magaluf drugs ring

UK-Spain cops smash Magaluf drugs ring

Dealers used megaphone to advertise drugs

Dealers used megaphone to advertise drugs

Ecuador seizes haul of drugs bound for Spain

Ecuador seizes haul of drugs bound for Spain

Woman on Madrid plane had 1.7kg coke in breasts

Woman on Madrid plane had 1.7kg coke in breasts

Barcelona drug suspects ‘offered missiles for sale’

Barcelona drug suspects ‘offered missiles for sale’

Spain’s ‘Miami Vicer’ laundered millions: US

Spain’s ‘Miami Vicer’ laundered millions: US

Drugs and sex trade to boost Spain’s GDP

Drugs and sex trade to boost Spain’s GDP

Spanish woman suffers ‘Spice’ drug psychosis

Spanish woman suffers ‘Spice’ drug psychosis

Spain remains top in EU cocaine rankings

Spain remains top in EU cocaine rankings

30 speedboats seized on Spain’s ‘drugs highway’

30 speedboats seized on Spain’s ‘drugs highway’

Cocaine-filled pineapples seized by Spain

Cocaine-filled pineapples seized by Spain

Police nab Spain’s ‘Willy Wonka’ drug chef

Police nab Spain’s ‘Willy Wonka’ drug chef

Sex and drugs equals no rock ‘n’ roll: expert

Sex and drugs equals no rock ‘n’ roll: expert

Cop caught swapping gun for hard drugs

Cop caught swapping gun for hard drugs

Police arrest 42 in war on toxic ‘shabu’ drug

Police arrest 42 in war on toxic ‘shabu’ drug

Police bust ‘magic mushroom cake’ chefs

Police bust ‘magic mushroom cake’ chefs

Cops seize 900kg of cocaine in floating bags

Cops seize 900kg of cocaine in floating bags

Fake imam arrested on drugs charges

Fake imam arrested on drugs charges

Coke heads: Smugglers hide drugs under wigs

Coke heads: Smugglers hide drugs under wigs

Vet planned to smuggle heroin inside puppies

Vet planned to smuggle heroin inside puppies

Spain seizes 550 kilos of cocaine on sailboat

Spain seizes 550 kilos of cocaine on sailboat

Why do Spaniards love cocaine so much?

Why do Spaniards love cocaine so much?

Spain police seize €10 million in drugs raid

Spain police seize €10 million in drugs raid

Spain arrests Colombia drug gang leader

Spain arrests Colombia drug gang leader

Spain smashes trans-Atlantic cocaine ring

Spain smashes trans-Atlantic cocaine ring

Police smoke out mega marijuana plantation

Police smoke out mega marijuana plantation

Spanish cops smash ‘cross-country’ coke lab

Spanish cops smash ‘cross-country’ coke lab

Spanish cops arrest gang who killed seven-year-old

Spanish cops arrest gang who killed seven-year-old

Ibiza Brit ‘drug mules’ face jail time in Peru

Ibiza Brit ‘drug mules’ face jail time in Peru

Spanish sting op nets 74 cocaine arrests

Spanish sting op nets 74 cocaine arrests

Spanish cops nab UK’s ‘most wanted’ man

Spanish cops nab UK’s ‘most wanted’ man

Top ten weird Spanish drug busts

Top ten weird Spanish drug busts

Drug-taking mum dies to stop kids’ arrests

Drug-taking mum dies to stop kids’ arrests

Cops smash UK hash gang in Spain

Cops smash UK hash gang in Spain

Moroccan melons hide huge hash stash

Moroccan melons hide huge hash stash

Spain steps up war on international drug rings

Spain steps up war on international drug rings

Spain crowns European drug bust list

Spain crowns European drug bust list

Spanish special ops detain Colombian hitmen

Spanish special ops detain Colombian hitmen