The police dubbed it Operation Container. This was because drugs were being stored in rubbish containers in the vicinity of C. Pare Bartomeu Salvà, popularly known in German as Schinkenstrasse - Calle Jamón in Spanish or Ham Street in English. Those arrested are all Senegalese citizens. Aged between 26 and 58, they were operating as street sellers.
The initial phase of the operation was to determine which of them were merely illegal sellers and those who were also peddling drugs. The nine were identified as being drug dealers.
Officers discovered that drugs were being stored and concealed in rubbish containers. When sales to tourists were arranged, they would go to one of the containers and extract the drugs. They were using hand-made rods to both place packets of drugs in the containers and to take them out quickly so as not to attract attention.
When the arrests were made, police examined containers in the area. Officers seized hashish, a quarter of a kilo of marijuana, 90 bags of cocaine, more than 300 ecstasy pills and six bags of what was suspected to be heroin, as well as Viagra (or similar).
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Stan The ManLike my home city. And many others in the U.K. . Majorca wouldn’t have a drug problem, if Dopey buggers didn’t buy and use them. Many educated middle class types who think I can handle them without a problem. Young’uns who think it cool and an experience to be enjoyed. Sometimes the last experience they have unfortunately. My city has two large universities. Last September, 6 kids died in one weekend all college kids, 4 on the freshers weekend. MDMA it’s harmless isn’t it.
Very well done the National Police. Dangerous drugs are a major curse in Mallorca. The more that can be done to erradicate their use and prescence here the greater the benefit for everyone on the Island.