Liverpool newspaper The Echo accused Merseyside criminals of controlling Ibizas drugs trade this week, and suggested the recent San Antonio shootings were linked to rival drug gangs muscling in on their ten-year monopoly on the island.
The Liverpool lads have had it all their own way for ages. The problem they've got now is they are there to be shot at, a senior underworld figure told Echo reporter Tony Barrett, As soon as the Russians and Romanians arrived in Ibiza from Marbella and Majorca the scene changed.
The Echo suggested rival British dealers from Newcastle were involved in last weeks shooting which saw two innocent teenage clubbers shot and wounded and painted a terrifying picture of mafia style networks. However, Pacha director Danny Whittle, whos lived and worked on the island for years, told Skrufff many on Ibiza tend to believe the shooting was an isolated incident.
I am really surprised it happened, said Danny, Obviously Ibiza is a small island and it cant be that easy to pull off serious crimes and get off the island. I think all of us living here in Ibiza hope that this factor acts as a deterrent to criminals of any kind.
If you look at Ibiza in general it is a very non-violent place catering to millions of tourists from all over the world many of whom party and have a drink, but in all my years of coming here Ive seen very few problems, he continued.
Were just hoping that the local police are at the top of their game and this kind of incident is never allowed to happen on Ibiza again, said Danny.
http://www.kirkbytimes.co.uk/news_items/2004_news/capital_guncrime.html (Capital of Gun Crime: Liverpool has seen an increasing amount of shootings and the numbers of unsolved murders is growing . . .)
http://gangstersinc.tripod.com/CurtisWarren.html (Curtis "Cocky" Warren is Britains biggest and richest drugtraficker. Worth an estimated 185 million English pounds. Unlike most other drugtraffickers or criminals Warren is a highly intelligent force. Warren doesn't drink, smoke or use drugs . . .)
http://www.geocities.com/stevenhortonuk/liverpoolmurders.html (Liverpool murders)
Jonty Skrufff (JontySkrufff.com)