After several days of surveillance the GNR Portimao arrested two men aged 47 and 59 years of age for cultivating a cannabis pantation inthe area of Marmalee, near Monchque.

The GNR recovered a total of 15 plants plus dried cannabis.

In a subsequent case it was reported on 17th July2014  that the GNR had arrested a person closeby in Tojeiro where a cannabis plantation was dismantled. The GNR were originally called in connection with a case of domestic violence. The report adds that this is an area where a community of hippies live.

Comment – This is the 9th such case n the area since the eginning of 2014.