Belgians bagged for drug growing and dealing in big expat residential area of the Costa Blanca in Spain

THREE Belgians have been arrested in San Fulgencio for running an indoor marijuana farm and selling drugs in an area with a large number of foreign residents.

A joint operation between the Guardia Civil and the Policia Local brought down the illegal southern Costa Blanca business.

Authorities were tipped off that a property in the San Fulgencio municipality was being used to grow and sell marijuana.

A check revealed that two men and a woman were registered as living at the address.

Surveillance operations noted extra ventilators being installed in the property as well as a marijuana smell wafting out of the building.

The Belgian trio were detained after officers raided the house.

They’ve been charged with drug trafficking; fraudulently using electricity; and of belonging to a criminal gang.

Over 100 marijuana plants were seized along with associated drug paraphanelia and money earned from sales.

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