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Ertzaintza arrests two men for drug trafficking in Algorta bar

Ertzaintza arrests two men for trafficking in a hotel establishment in Getxo

Jeickson Sulbaran

January 29, 2024 | 12:05 p.m.

On an afternoon that seemed ordinary in Algorta, Getxo, The Ertzaintza carried out an operation that led to the arrest of two men, aged 26 and 32, accused of trafficking drugs in a hotel establishment. This event is not an isolated case, but a reflection of a broader problem that affects our society. The speed and effectiveness of security forces In this intervention they highlight the importance of surveillance and police action in the fight against trafficking in illegal substances.

The arrest was the result of a meticulously planned surveillance operation. The Ertzaintza had set its eyes on this establishment after receiving signs of illegal activities. The suspects, who worked as waiters at the bar, had created a well-organized drug trafficking system. The behavior of customers, nervous and hurried, it was a clear sign that more than just drinks was served at this place.

Deployment of the Ertzaintza and investigation tactics in Getxo

The Ertzaintza deployed several agents to guard the premises, located in the heart of Algorta. Close observation revealed a pattern of customers arriving at the bar, staying briefly, and leaving quickly, sometimes even approaching in vehicles to make quick transactions. This pattern, added to the obvious nervousness of the clients, was key to confirming the suspicions.

The timing of the operation was decisive. The agents burst into the premises and surprised the two waiters in the midst of illegal activity.. One of them tried to alert his partner and blocked access to the upper floor, where the other suspect was trying to get rid of the drugs. The quick police action prevented the substances from being eliminated and allowed vital evidence to be collected for the case.

The importance of community action and prevention

This event reminds us of the importance of citizen collaboration and community surveillance in the detection and prevention of drug trafficking. The active participation of citizens, by reporting suspicious activities, It is essential to help the authorities in their fight against this scourge. In addition, it highlights the need to promote prevention and awareness programs about the risks of drug use, especially among young people.

The arrest in Getxo is a clear message to those who try to break the law: the Ertzaintza and the security forces are alert and will act with determination to maintain security and order. This operation has not only brought to light a case of drug trafficking, but has also reinforced citizens' confidence in their security institutions.

The rapid and effective action of the Ertzaintza in Algorta, Getxo, is an example of commitment and professionalism in the fight against drug trafficking. This event serves as a reminder that security is a joint effort between the police and the community, and that together we can contribute to creating a safer, drug-free society.

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