Intervened 496 marijuana plants in an 'indoor' plantation in Periana

Intervened 496 marijuana plants in an 'indoor' plantation in Periana

The Civil Guard, in the framework of the actions that are carried out to combat the cultivation and illegal manufacture of drugs, have developed the operation 'Sinople' in which 496 marijuana plants have been operated in the town of Periana in Malaga.

The investigation began after detecting the agents a strong odor coming from an old restaurant, already closed, on the outskirts of the municipality. Therefore, a surveillance device was established in the place and, after the appropriate steps, the existence of a marijuana plantation inside it was corroborated, they have informed from the Civil Guard through a communiqué.

In the registry of the establishment were located 496 plants of cannabis in state of maximum flowering, as well as diverse rooms for its drying and packaging, counting with numerous machinery for the cultivation of the drug, lamps, fans, extractors, filters of odors and thus allowing greater harvests per year.

All this infrastructure needed a high energy consumption, hence the installations were illegally connected to the electricity grid.

These facts have been investigated against four people involved in the events, who simulated a rental contract for the location where the plantation was with a person of Chinese origin, without filiation or location data, with the intention of avoiding actions criminal. Thus, they have been accused of crimes against public health, defrauding electric power and falsifying documents.

The Civil Guard, in the framework of the actions that are carried out to combat the cultivation and illegal production of drugs, have developed the operation "SINOPLE" in which 496 marijuana plants have been operated in the town of Periana.

The investigation began after detecting the agents a strong odor coming from an old restaurant, already closed, on the outskirts of the municipality. For this reason, a surveillance device was established in the area and, after the appropriate steps, the existence of a marijuana plantation inside it was corroborated.

In the registry of the establishment were located 496 plants of cannabis in state of maximum flowering, as well as diverse rooms for its drying and packaging, counting with numerous machinery for the cultivation of the drug, lamps, fans, extractors, filters of odors and thus allowing greater harvests per year. All this infrastructure needed a high energy consumption, hence the installations were illegally connected to the electricity grid.

These facts have been investigated against four people involved in the events, who simulated a rental contract for the location where the plantation was with a person of Chinese origin, without filiation or location data, with the intention of avoiding actions criminal. They have been accused of crimes against public health, defraudation of electrical fluid and falsification of documents.

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