Trials for Drug Trafficking in Denia, Alcalali and Pego

Up to three different trials will take place this week in Alicante for drug trafficking cases in which eleven people have been charged.

On Friday….the trial of four people accused of being part of a group dedicated to drug trafficking in Denia and Alcalalí.
The accused, two men and two women were said to be engaged in the sale of cocaine since the beginning of 2016. Three are from Dénia, who also are said to have been suppling a further defendant, who traded Alcalali.

In October 2016, when the homes of the accused were searched, the police found and confiscated various amounts of cocaine and cannabis, prepared for distribution, as well as cash stash.

The prosecutor asks for each of the defendants a sentence of 5 years in prison for a crime against public health and of the constitution of a criminal ring.

Before the above trial, a man accused of trying to bring two kilos of cocaine to Ibiza through the port of Denia will be also be tried. The events took place on March 15, 2016 when the Guardia Civil registered the vehicle of the accused, who proposed to travel on the ferry to Ibiza. The prosecutor asks the accused for a sentence of seven and a half years in prison for a crime against public health.

Finally, another trial began today and will last until next Tuesday. This time six people accused of selling marijuana to minors in Pego. The defendants were in charge of distributing the drug from the bar they ran in 2013.

The prosecutor asks for each of the accused, sentences that that vary between four and six years for various crimes against public health.