Agents of the National Police have dismantled a cocaine sales point in Estepona (Málaga) and have arrested a 42-year-old man for his alleged responsibility in a drug trafficking crime.
According to the investigations, the investigated was dedicated to the sale of narcotic substances through the system known as ‘telecoca’. In this sense, the investigated made appointments by phone with buyers and they normally met in supermarket car parks and other establishments to go unnoticed.
The operation has resulted in a search of the arrested person’s home, seizing 60 grams of cocaine, several mobile phones, a precision scale and tools for the preparation of the drug, the National Police said in a statement.
The investigation, which has been carried out by agents assigned to the Specialized and Violent Crime Unit (UDEV) of the Estepona Police Station, began after receiving various information that pointed to the alleged sale of narcotic substances, mainly cocaine, in an area of Estepona.
The investigations carried out led the Police to a home in the Costa del Sol town, where they identified a 42-year-old man, who was allegedly engaged in the sale and distribution of cocaine using the system known as ‘telecoca’.
According to the proceedings carried out, the investigated contacted his clients via mobile phone, agreeing on a place and time to carry out the transaction. On most occasions, they met in the parking lots of commercial establishments to go unnoticed.
In addition, the suspect took numerous security measures, constantly changing vehicles and meeting places with buyers, carrying only the essential amount of drugs so that in the event of a possible search they could not seize too much.
Finally, once fully identified, the person under investigation was arrested on August 25 as allegedly responsible for a crime against public health. The operation concluded with a search of his home, seizing 60 grams of cocaine, several mobile phones, a precision scale and tools for the preparation of the drug. The arrested person was placed at the disposal of the Mixed Court number 3 of Estepona.