• COVID-19 Information Update - Friday 5th June - 21 Active Cases
  • COVID-19 Information Update - Friday 5th June - 21 Active Cases

    5th June 2020
    Total tests done: 8733
    Test results pending: 102
    Test results received: 8631
    Confirmed cases: 174
    Active cases: 21 (14: Gib-residents / 7: cross-frontier workers)
    Recovered cases: 153
    Number in self-isolation: 78

    A total of 3827tests have been carried out so far in the frontline, targeted and systematic
    sampling. This is included in the above figures.

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Apr 24 - Romanian Man Charged For Cocaine Possession

Ionel Geamanu, a 47-year-old Romanian national, was arrested at about 17:45 yesterday afternoon in a Drug Squad operation.

Geamanu, who had been the subject of an investigation by Drug Squad officers, was stopped at Winston Churchill Avenue after entering Gibraltar on a bicycle.

On being searched he was found in possession of 24 individual wrappers of suspected drugs, each weighing approximately 1 gram. He was arrested and conveyed to New Mole House where the drugs were field tested and gave a positive reaction to Cocaine.

Geamanu has been charged with:

- Possession of a Controlled Class A Drug

- Possession with Intent to Supply a Controlled Class A Drug

- Importing a Controlled Class A Drug

He was refused Police bail and has was detained in police Custody pending his appearance in court this morning.

The drugs have an estimated street value of approximately £1,500.