National Police have arrested five people in an anti-drug operation this morning.

Agents of the police carried out five home searches and two in public establishments, including the restaurant bar Bávaro on C/Aragon which has been sealed off by the police. Police sources say the investigation, a matter relating to drugs, is ongoing and will not be disclosed at this time.

The specialised and violent crime unit UDEV is carrying out several operations in homes and establishments in the municipality. According to the Diario de Ibiza, neighbours have stated that since the restaurant opened last year there has “always been much fuss” and that the “problems have been constant”.

Five Arrested in Anti-Drugs Sting
Five Arrested in Anti-Drugs Sting

It has not been made clear where the five were arrested.

25 Kilos of Cocaine Found on Formentera Beach

In a separate incident, bathers have found a black bag containing bales of cocaine. The bathers reported the bag to lifeguards who in turn reported the find to the Guardia Civil.

The black bag was full of packages with the logo of a bear and stripes of red, blue and white, which correspond to the Russian flag. A spokesman from the Guardia’s Communication office confirmed that the black bag appeared on the s’Arenal beach of Formentera and contained a total of 25 kilos of cocaine.