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Wave of robberies hits Los Alcazares

The Local Police are saying that they are finding it difficult to cope with the current spate of household robberies that residents are experiencing...

Torrevieja arrest for theft of luxury yacht

Eight people have been arrested by the Guardia Civil following the recovery of a 3.5 million euro luxury yacht in Turkey. The vessel was...

Spanish police arrest trader linked to horse meat scandal

Spanish police have arrested one of the alleged ringleaders of the 2013 horse meat scandal. Guardia Civil detained Dutchman Jan Fasen in Calpe, Alicante last...

Prisoner killed following argument over snoring in Fontcalent

A prisoner in Fontcalent prison killed his cellmate on Monday morning after an argument about the snoring of the aggressor. The murder took place after...

Illegal firearms seized across UK in second national operation targeting online...

One-hundred firearms have been seized and 27 people arrested in the second national operation targeting customers who bought illegal blank-firing weapons online. The suspects were...

Guardia Rapid Reaction Force swoop on Cabo Roig Manteros

Two units of the Guardia Civil USECEC Rapid Reaction Force entertained residents and holidaymakers in Cabo Roig last Thursday when they launched an operation...

Two arrested for stealing high end cars in Cabo Roig

Local Police arrested two men on Sunday following the theft of two high-end vehicles valued at 220,000 euros from the Marina in Cabo Roig....

Torrevieja arrest in 40 million euro prostitution network

Conducted by Judge Daniel Barrientos, from the Court of Instruction number 4 of Torrevieja, a prostitution network wirth over 40 million euro, and active...

Complaints about begging and Illegal street valets in Torrevieja

Ciudadanos councillor Pilar Gómez Magán has demanded that the new PP government team take action after complaints from residents, restaurateurs and shopkeepers in Torrevieja...

Dolores man collects dead mother’s pension for 7 years

The Civil Guard has arrested a 66-year-old man in Dolores, as alleged perpetrator of a crime against Social Security. He is said to have defrauded...

Operation “FINITO” breaks up ATM gang

Alicante Civil Guard has arrested 7 people (4 Albanians, 2 Serbs and 1 Spaniard), dedicated to the theft of ATMs removed with fork lift...

Spain: Justice finally prevails in “Wolf Pack” rape case

Responding to news that five men known as the "Wolf Pack" have been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape by Spain's Supreme...

Cabo Roig Businessmen vow to rid the area of Manteros and...

The dealing of drugs is now understood to be largely in heroin The Cabo Roig business Community is absolutely livid at the apathy that...

Three arrested for robbery in Campoamor homes

The Civil Guard have arrested three people for committing several robberies with force on a housing urbanisation in Campoamor during December 2018. Following denuncias placed...

Man arrested in Torrevieja for trying to kill his son

The Civil Guard has arrested a 69-year-old Spanish man as the alleged perpetrator of the attempted murder of his own son. The incident took place...

Isle of Wight hotelier jailed for VAT fraud

An Isle of Wight hotel owner, who lied about his takings to evade tax, has been jailed for 30 months. Martin Hill, 51, pocketed £350,000...

Twenty year prison sentence for San Pedro murder

Murcia’s Provincial court has imposed a 20 year prison sentence on Ismael Blanco López, the young man who, in the early hours of March...

Ryanair stewardess and girlfriend beaten on London bus because they would...

Pictures have emerged of a Ryanair stewardess and her girlfriend who were beaten on a London bus because they refused to kiss. Melania Geymonat, 28,...

Torrevieja Brits Arrested in Drugs Find

Officers from the Guardia Civil working at Alicante-Elche Airport have arrested two people on the suspicion of offences against public health, after intercepting a massive amount of drugs. The officers became aware of a shipment in January which was sent from Ireland to Torrevieja, via the airport. This shipment contained 5,640 zopiclone tablets; a medicine …

Startling Increases in Criminal Behaviour

The office of the Attorney General has released advanced information relating to offences committed on the roads in 2018, revealing that alcohol and drug use is the most common crime. During 2018, the Public Prosecutor’s Office opened a total of 110,651 criminal proceedings for crimes against road safety, a figure that represents an increase with …

Arrest after Baby Abandoned in San Pedro

A 24-year-old Honduran national has been arrested in connection with the abandonment of a 3-day-old baby on a street in the town. The woman,...

Drugs Shoot Out near Elche

Two men were injured in a shootout between rival drug trafficking gangs near Elche. One of the men suffered several shot wounds in the incident...

Dutch expat remanded in custody for conspiracy to murder his ex-wife

A Dutch expat identified as HHM has been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Alcañiz for allegedly hiring hitman from Mexico to kill his...

Murcia gang arrests for Orihuela Costa stabbing

Guardia Civil officers from Pilar de la Horadada have arrested three people, two men (34 and 37 years) and a woman (37 years), all...

Seven years in prison for dismembering a corpse in Torrevieja

The Seventh Section of the Provincial Court of Alicante, based in Elche, has sentenced a woman to seven years in prison for covering up...

Torrevieja murder suspect dies in jail

A jury had to be dissolved on Monday following the death in custody of a man who was undergoing prosecution for the murder and...

Hungarian arrested in Rojales for partner’s death

A 38 year old woman, of Hungarian nationality, has become the second victim of sexist violence in the province during this year. Her partner,...

Orihuela silence in memory of Quesada death

The City of Orihuela held a minute’s silence in memory of the victim of gender violence in Ciudad Quesada (Rojales) on Monday. Council Members, staff...

Missing Irishman was beaten to death

Torrevieja judge, Juana López Hoyos, has heard that Carl Carr, the Irishman who disappeared last September in the Orihuela Costa and whose body was...

San Miguel residents concerned by lack of Police

San Miguel de Salinas has suffered two robberies in two bars and in a house in recent days. The house robbery occurred last Sunday...

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