Guardia Civil in Santa Pola have seized 1,300 kilos of hashish following a high-speed boat chase. A suspicious boat was reported 35 nautical miles of the coast and a patrol boat spent several hours trying to track it down. When finally spotted the vessel fled at high speed but the Rio Ladra patrol boat was too fast for the smugglers.
The three Moroccan-men on board the boat were aged between 28 and 33 years of age. All have been charged and jailed.