18/01 – Panamanian law enforcement authorities seized 600 kilos of cocaine hidden in a container in the port of Colon City, Panama.
18/01 – The Dirección Nacional de Control de Drogas (DNCD), in a joint operation with the Armada de República Dominicana and the Ejército, seized 191 packages presumed to be filled with cocaine and 554 bales of what is believed to be marijuana, in Santo Domingo.
19/01 – The Brazilian Receita Federal seized 853 kg of cocaine hidden among cargo in Santos, São Paulo. The drug was destined for the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
19/01 – Ukrainian Border Guards seized smuggled cigarettes at a checkpoint.
20/01 – The French Gendarmerie nationale, with the support of Europol, arrested 14 people suspected of online child sexual abuse.
20/01 – The Spanish Guardia Civil and the US Drug Enforcement Administration, supported by Europol, dismantled an organised crime group laundering money for major South American cartels.
21/01 – Spanish Police arrested four accused of a money laundering, debt collection and murder-for-hire enterprise with ties to South American drug cartels.
21/01 – The Swedish public prosecution services indicted two suspects for their involvement in the large-scale trafficking of cannabis from Portugal between June 2019 and February 2020.
22/01 – Mexican agents seized 557 kg packages of cocaine valued at 26,7 million dollars.
22/01 – UK Border Force officers disrupted drug smuggling after seizing almost a tonne of cocaine hidden among bananas at the Port of Southampton.
23/01 – The Irish Garda National Drugs seized approximately €1,120,000 of cannabis during searches in Monaghan and Louth.
24/01 – Dutch agents arrested Tse Chi Lop, the alleged leader of a vast Asian drug syndicate responsible for up to 70% of all narcotics entering Australia.