THE SUPREME COURT has sentenced a young man to six years in prison for dealing cocaine and hashish.
He has been charged with crimes against public health, attacking a police officer, illegal possession of firearms and faking identity documents. He will also have to face a two-month fine for €12 per day for assault, and a six-month fine for forgery.
According to evidence, the Guardia Civil suspected drugs were being sold in a sweet shop named #i# El Bola #i# he ran in Aguadulce, Roquetas de Mar. In May of 2007, two officers searched the business, when the accused man’s partner was there alone. The officers found 0.50 grams of cocaine wrapped in paper on the floor next to her, and measuring instruments, 722.98 grams of hashish and 72.83 grams of cocaine in the storeroom. They also found more than 700 gun cartridges.
Later in August, the Guardia Civil located the suspect’s residence. Once he appeared on the scene they ordered him to stop, but he tried to escape and charged one of the officers with his vehicle. When the officers arrested him and searched his home they found an unregistered revolver, 470.67 grams of hashish, and forged identification