The National Police has dismantled in the province of Valencia a clandestine laboratory synthetic drugs scam 35 kilos of MDMA ha ha arrested six people that they were part of a criminal organization dedicated to the production of synthetic drugs on a large scale and that they possessed that amount of substance with the They could have manufactured up to 150,000 ecstasy pills.
They have also been seized three kilograms of crystal, almost two kilograms of cocaine, more than ten kilograms of ketamine, 328 units of LSD, about 18 kilograms of marijuana, four firearmsmore than 7,000 euros in cash, two registered vehicles as well as money counting machines and transmission equipment, the National Police has reported.
In total there have been four men and two women arrested as alleged perpetrators of the crimes of belonging to a criminal group, drug trafficking and money laundering.
The investigation began in June. when the Provincial Judicial Police Brigade of Valencia learned that an individual was dedicating himself to the production of large quantities of synthetic drugs for later distribution, as well as the cultivation of marijuana, locating his operations center in a municipality of Valencia . .
During the intense police work, it was found that The main investigator was wearing a life train lift In addition to meeting continuously with people linked, for the most part, to the world of drug trafficking.
The agents found out that this person had a clandestine laboratory intended for the production of synthetic drugs on a large scale. They would acquire the precursors and substances necessary for the production of these drugs in different countries, mainly in the Netherlands.
They distributed drugs throughout Spain, mainly to Ibiza
The members of the organization had the necessary knowledge to mix these substances with which they obtained different types of synthetic drugs, for subsequent distribution to different parts of Spain, mainly to the island of Ibiza.
In addition, the members of the criminal group. They had a clear differentiation of functions.While some acted as “keepers” and “custodians” of the drugs, others were in charge of helping the main person investigated in the production of the substances, with the third parties acting as front men for the goods, and in this way laundering the money obtained from the sale. of drugs.
In the month of November, a police operation was carried out that culminated in the location of the main person under investigation. who was intercepted in the city of Valencia while driving his high-end vehicle.
A search was carried out inside, where a significant quantity of ecstasy pills and a bottle of shower gel containing ketamine was found, which is why he was arrested.
Buried drugs and an underground structure to hide
As a result of the house searches carried out later, The clandestine laboratory located in a closed and hidden room was located in the vicinity of a horse stable on the plot where the main suspect resided.
Thanks to the collaboration of the Canine Guide Unit, two boxes buried underground were located with a significant amount of synthetic drugs such as crystal, ketamine and ecstasy.
On the other hand, it was located a structure divided into four underground rooms, type ‘zulo’which was accessed through the sofa of the bed in one of the bedrooms by means of a hydraulic device and which was intended to be hidden in case of “overturning” by other organizations that intended to raid the laboratory.
The operation has been skipped with one of the largest methamphetamine seizures in the last year.
After being brought to justice, one of the detainees was ordered to be placed in provisional prison.