Dodgy lawyer passed drugs!

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Dodgy lawyer passed drugs!

PICASSENT PRISON: Lawyer brought in drugs: Dodgy lawyer passed drugs.

A LAWYER visiting Picassent (Valencia) Gaol was arrested while attempting to pass 14 grammes of heroin to a prisoner.

According to the localSpanish press, the authorities suspected for sometime that the prisoner, classed as dangerous and with a long record for conflictive incidents, was dealing drugs.

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They concluded that they were brought into the prison by the lawyer who as well as being practically his only visitor, also had family links with him.

As his latest visit came to an end, the lawyer asked the prison guard on duty in the visiting room to hand his client a thick pile of documents relating to the case.

When the guard agreed but said that the papers would need to be inspected, the lawyer became “visibly agitated” and tried unsuccessfully to retrieve them.


A search revealed a camouflaged wrapper containing 14 grammes of heroin near the bottom of the pile of documents. Although this had a street price of around €900 it would have fetched double that amount inside the prison, sources said.

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Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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