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Anything to Declare?

By Vivienne Hughes

A gimmick this August in Almuñécar is the Aduana SOStenible, which is a play on words, but basically means Sustainable Customs. »

Guardia Arrested over Drugs

By Hugh MacArthur

A corporal belonging to the Guardia Civil was arrested by his comrades, accused of being a part of a drug-running gang. »

Stowaway Perched Precariously

By Vivienne Hughes

Motril port police had to alert the Coast Guards to the presence of a stowaway, perched precariously on the side of a docking ferry. »

Stolen Solar Panels Recovered

By Hugh MacArthur

Motril Port Customs and the Guardia Civil have recovered 128 stolen solar panels that were being smuggled over to the North Africa via the Moroccan port of Nador. »

A Stomach for Drugs

By Hugh MacArthur

Customs officers at Málaga Airport arrested a Lithuanian man with 102 cocaine capsules in his digestive system, with a total weight of just over a kilo. »

Keen but not Successful

By Hugh MacArthur

The Motril Port police arrested the same man twice within a 48-hour period: firstly for forged vehicle documents and secondly for receiving stolen goods. »

Stolen Car Arrest at Motril Port

By Martin Myall

Motril Port police arrested a Moroccan man, resident of Charleroi, Belgium, for being in possession of a stolen car. »

Innomercamed in Almuñécar

By Hugh MacArthur

Have you been wondering what that trailer/caravan is about, parked on Playa Puerto de Mar, Almuñécar? Well, it's part of the Innomercamed project, created to drum up small-business cooperation between the Costa Tropical and North Africa »

Brit Yacht Searched for Drugs

By Martin Myall

The Guardia Civil maritime customs unit has arrested two British men after they searched their yacht in Marina del Este and found two tonnes of Hashish. »

Smugglers’ Narrow Escape

By Martin Myall

Police officers from the Servicio de Vigilancia Aduanera (SVA) based in Motril confiscated two tonnes of cannabis, found in a inflatable craft on a beach near the border between the municipalities of Torrox and Nerja. »

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