Spanish Guardia Civil
Seizes A Narco Boat
2 FEB – Traffic division of Spanish Guardia Civil seized a narco boat during a road stop of a truck.
The event occurred at a section of road CL-116 road in the municipal district of Lodares de Osma, province of Soria in the autonomous community of Castile and León. A Guardia Civil traffic patrol stopped a truck which had been flagged for seizure due to an ongoing investigation for its use in criminal activities in the province of Cadiz, Andalucia under the Spanish anti-drug Carteia Operation.
After stopping the truck, the Guardia Civil agents found out that there was a 12-metre-long narco boat in the the semi-trailer. The boat carried no navigation devices and it was apparently new and unused. The driver and sole occupant of the truck turned out to be a 46-year-old man from Moguer, province of Huelva, Andalucia, who was investigated for his involvement in a drug-smuggling network. The proceedings, together with the person investigated, the lorry, the semi-trailer and the boat, were placed at the disposal of the Criminal Court of El Burgo de Osma in Soria.