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Eye-Watering Marihuana Fine

By Martin Myall

Selling illegal drugs like marihuana can bring in a tidy sum, but it can also be very expensive if you are caught, which was the case for a man from Padul. »

Things not to Send in the Post

By Hugh MacArthur

Police bomb-disposal experts in Granada had to deal with a WW2 grenade that somebody had sent in the post. »

Bill Posting Fines

By Martin Myall

Motril is cracking down on illegal bill posting around town, wielding a massive 3,000-euro fine on culprits. »

Beach Flasher Sentenced

By Vivienne Hughes

A young man has been sentenced to a 9-month, suspended imprisonment sentence for indecent exposure on a Motril beach. »

Katana in the Calle

By Martin Myall

You might see a pedestrian walking with an umbrella or with a mobile, or even a newspaper, but you have to be in good old Granada to see one with a katana. »

Fined and Furious

By Martin Myall

The Guardia Civil have arrested a female driver who had grabbed hold of a policeman who had just fined her and dragged him 25 metres along the road. »

The Metro, Mopeds & Amazement

By Martin Myall

Shoppers who had piled out of the Nevada Shopping Centre to catch the Metro were surprised to see a young lad with his scooter on the crowded platform. »

Marihuana Shepherd Jailed

By Hugh MacArthur

A Motril lawcourt has sentenced a shepherd to 3-years imprisonment for a marihuana plantation in Lujar with 5,160 plants - the largest one in Granada in years. »

Determined and Dastardly

By Martin Myall

What some people will do to get out of a parking ticket is amazing, and in this particular case, spectacular. »

Very Expensive Metre

By Hugh MacArthur

Domingo Alonso was a bit choked, to say the least, when he discovered that the Town Hall had embargoed his pension and savings - he's 77. »

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