6th Mar 2023 @ 10:13 am

The Guardia Civil have arrested a 39-year-old man after a search revealed that he possessed 6 kilograms of hashish and 51 grams of cocaine hidden in a rental vehicle.

On February 13th, a 39-year-old man with an existing police record was arrested after a police search revealed that there was hashish and cocaine hidden in his rental car.

Before embarking on the ferry from Gran Canaria to Lanzarote, the 39-year-old caught the attention of Guardia Civil as he showed signs of nervousness around the police.

The police proceeded to identify the 39-year-old and conduct a search of his rental vehicle. During the search they would come across several packages with substances inside.

A test was carried out on the substances to verify their suspicions, the kit revealed a positive result for both hashish and cocaine.

The 39-year-old was arrested at the port and his car returned to the rental company. He is now awaiting the following legal procedures in court.

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