| In collaboration with the Local Police of Abanilla | Two residents of the municipality have been detained as alleged perpetrators of crime against public health Around 50 large cannabis plants have been seized The plantations were in two farms in the abanillera district of Barinas The Civil Guard of the Region of Murcia, in collaboration with the Local Police of Abanilla, has developed two operations in Barinas-Abanilla, which have resulted in the arrest of two people, for the crime of cultivation or drug production, and with the dismantling of two cannabis plantations that were on two farms in the municipality. The first of the operations was opened at the beginning of the month, when members of the Prevention of Citizen Security of La Benemérita, within the framework of the services established to prevent and prosecute drug trafficking, detected an alleged illicit cultivation of marijuana on a farm in the abanillera district of Barinas. In collaboration with the Local Police of Abanilla, the Civil Guard continued with the investigation in order to identify the people who were behind the authorship of the criminal activity discovered. After locating the owner of the farm where the greenhouse containing the alleged marijuana was located, the agents carried out an inspection on it and verified that inside the greenhouse there were a dozen large marijuana plants and in an advanced state of repair.
increase. On the same plot, the agents discovered another illicit cannabis plantation in a tool shed that housed a dozen plants larger than the first ones and a sophisticated irrigation system that supplied the two plantations. After apprehending the plantations and seizing all the effects related to the illicit cultivation of marijuana, the owner of the farm was arrested as the alleged perpetrator of a crime against public health, for the cultivation or manufacture of drugs. A few days later and also within the framework of the devices to prevent and prosecute drug trafficking, members of both bodies located another illicit marijuana plantation also in Barinas, in this case hidden from view, located inside a cabin with unroofed concrete block walls, which also had a sophisticated drip irrigation system installed. After locating the alleged perpetrator of the events, an inspection was carried out on the farm, in which a cannabis plantation with more than twenty plants was dismantled and a local resident was arrested as an alleged perpetrator of a crime against public health, by cultivation or manufacture of drugs. The Spanish detainees, aged 34 and 37, and residents of Abanilla, the drug seized, the effects seized and the proceedings carried out have been made available to the Investigating Court of Cieza (Murcia).
Source: Ministerio del Interior