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Plainclothes policeman disarms knife wielding thief in Torrevieja

A 40 year old man, resident in Torrevieja, was arrested on Saturday in the town centre after causing panic when he walked through a...

Head of Russian criminal group caught in Spain by armed police

The head of the Russian organised crime group, Kemerovo, has been captured in Mijas, Spain, in a joint operation between international police in Estonia,...

MOST WANTED BRIT CRIMINALS COULD BE SITTING AROUND THE POOL OF...

Some of Britian's most wanted criminals are believed to be hiding out in Spain and the National Crime Agency is appealing for information which...

APPEAL TO HELP TAKE DRUG DEALER’S FORTUNE

A convicted drug dealer’s associates are being urged to help claw back £1.5M he owes to the public purse. Damien O’Connor, 53, was extradited from...

NINE ARRESTED IN TORREVIEJA KIDNAPPING

Six men and three women, between the ages of 25 and 48, were arrested in Torrevieja last week, on charges of drug trafficking, illegal...

THREE FUGITIVES ARRESTED ON EUROPEAN WARRANTS

Agents from the National Police have detained three fugitives in the province of Alicante as a result of European Arrest Warrants. The three men,...

THREE ARRESTED IN TORREVIEJA AND CREVILLENTE FOR 182 THEFTS

Three men, a Moroccan and two Algerians, were arrested last Tuesday for a total of 182 thefts from vehicles in the Vega Baja. For the...

ORIHUELA COSTA BURGLARIES RESULT IN TORREVIEJA ARRESTS

Two men were arrested in Torrevieja on Friday and charged with burglaries in at least five Orihuela Costa properties. The crimes were committed after the...

NATIONAL POLICE BREAK UP GANG PRAYING ON THE ELDERLY

They call them "love thefts" but what the police have actually uncovered is a group of travellers, a gang of 18 people based in...

WOMEN ARRESTED FOR LOCAL ROBBERIES

Two sixty year old women were arrested by the Civil Guard from Pilar de la Horadada on Tuesday, both understood to be Spanish Nationals,...

NO EXCUSES FOR BENEFIT FRAUD

A Briton who lived in Mazarrón, in southwest Spain, and claimed that being penniless and homeless had left him no choice but to make...

NATIONAL POLICE UNCOVERED HAUL OF 12,000 WEAPONS

During the searches made in the operation carried out on Thursday by the General Commissariat of Intelligence, in collaboration with the Provincial Intelligence Brigades...

900 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA FOUND IN SAN FULGENCIO

San Fulgencio Local Police has seized 12 marijuana plants and numerous drug related utensils in a house located in the urbanization of La Marina. Police...

THREE ARRESTED IN DAYA NUEVA FOLLOWING KNIFE ATTACK

Guardamar's Guardia Civil have arrested three men, two Moroccans aged 44 and 27, aiding and abetting, and an Algerian aged 38, who is alleged to...

DOG MAKES DRUG FIND IN PLAYA FLAMENCA

There was a surprise for one local resident last week as he walked his dog along the beach at Playa Flamenca last Sunday evening. As...

THIRTY ARRESTS AFTER FIREARMS HAUL

The Guardia Civil has detained thirty people belonging to a criminal organization dedicated to the acquisition and sale of firearms over the Internet. The...

LOS MONTESINOS PENSIONERS SUFFER CAR BREAK-IN

EX-PAT pensioners residing in Los Montesinos, Alicante, have been left without transport after their car was broken into while parked outside their house. The couple,...

MOJÁCAR LOCAL POLICE RECEIVES THE MENINA AWARD FOR ITS FIGHT AGAINST...

The Mojácar Local Police force has been awarded the ‘Premios Menina Andalucía’ for its pioneering work in providing protection to victims of gender violence. The...

GROUP OF IRANIAN THIEVES ARRESTED IN BENIDORM

A joint operation between the Guardia Civil and the National Police has resulted in the arrest of nine Iranian in Benidorm. The four women...

JIHADIS ARRESTED IN MADRID AND CATALONIA

Barcelona of the Spanish National Police Force, officers from the General Commissariat of Intelligence of the Spanish National Police Force arrested two individuals of...

THE HUNT IS ON FOR BRITAIN’S MOST WANTED

Ten more of the most wanted British fugitives believed to be hiding in Spain’s ex-pat communities have been revealed in a new appeal by...

BRITISH FUGITIVE ARRESTED IN ORIHUELA COSTA

The National Police arrested a 61 year old British National on Thursday for allegedly abusing his nine year old daughter and an eleven year...

ALICANTE AIRPORT THIEVES ARRESTED

The Civil Guard has detained two people on suspicion of the theft of 11,700 euro at Alicante-Elche airport. The detainees, a Colombian man of 37...

GRAN ALACANT DRUG DEALER BUSTED

During the course of a routine patrol last week, officers from the local police became suspicious of a man in the Gran Alacant area...

LOCAL ARRESTS FOR TRAFFICKING IN STOLEN VEHICLES

The Civil Guard has detained six people of Lithuanian nationality in Guardamar and Pilar de la for selling cars that were stolen in Spain In...

GUARDAMAR ARMED ROBBER CAUGHT THREE YEARS LATER

Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery 3 years ago. An automated fingerprint scan identified the...

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