Agents of the Civil Guard belonging to the Main Post of Granadilla de Abona, within the framework of the Mellir operation, have detained a man from whom they were seized 461 marijuana plants that he had grown in his home for later sale. This person had already been arrested in 2017 for the same criminal act (drug trafficking), when 1,453 marijuana plants were seized.
The events date back to last October, when the Civil Guard agents detected how several people and on a regular basis, after access the interior of the garage of a home located in said municipality, after a few minutes they left the place carrying garbage bags.
After the agents identified two of the people who had entered the house, they discovered that when they left it they were carrying three marijuana plants concealed in a garbage bag, stating having bought them inside the house and pointing to their owner as the person who had sold them.
After gathering the necessary evidence, the Court of First Instance and Instruction number 1 of Granadilla de Abona authorized the entry and home registration, locating the agents inside a total of 461 plants of supposed marijuana in various phases of flowering, as well as 301 grams of what appeared to be marijuana buds ready for sale, ua precision scale and various material for growing the substance.
In accordance with the facts set forth above, the agents proceeded to the immediate arrest of the alleged perpetrator, who is accused of a crime Crime against public health, in its drug trafficking modality. The detainee, together with the proceedings, have been made available to the Court of First Instance and Instruction number 1 of Granadilla de Abona.