Arrest in Major Drug Investigation

Three people have so far been arrested, with other detentions looming, after an investigation by the National Police led to the breakup of a major drug supply network. The arrests have followed weeks of investigations, resulting in a van being intercepted in Torrevieja, and sixteen thousand euro in cash being found, along with half a …

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Local Police had a Busy Summer this Year

The special operation group of Torrevieja’s local police, El Grupo de Refuerzo Operativo (G.R.O.), have had a busy summer dealing with a variety of interventions from forgeries to possession. The unit, which operates as a unique and dedicated team, have planned and executed a total of 17 special operations, in addition to their routine duties, …

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Another Most Wanted British Fugitive Caught in Spain

Officers from the Guardia Civil have caught one of the Europe´s most wanted fugitives, David Hayes, wanted on an international arrest warrant to answer charges relating to child sexual exploitation. Hayes, a former Bangor City press officer, is accused of the systematic sexual abuse of two children at their family home, he has been charged …

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Torrevieja Man Arrested for Torching Car in Insurance Scam

A 66-year-old resident of Torrevieja has been arrested by the Guardia Civil on suspicion of fraud, after he allegedly set fire to his own car in order to claim the insurance. The Spanish resident of the town is accused of the crimes of attempted fraud and arson, after he is said to have faked the …

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Serial Sex Attacker Arrested in Elche

Officers from the Specialist and Violent Crime Unit in Alicante have arrested a young man of 24 years of, age and Moroccan nationality, believed to be responsible for a series of sexual offences, six of them against children. According to the National Police, the investigation began in May last year, after two complaints were submitted …

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Irish Fugitive Arrested at Alicante-Elche Airport

Officers from the Guardia Civil arrested a 32-year old Irish fugitive at Alicante- Elche airport. Jason O, who is 32 years of age, was wanted on a European arrest warrant in connection with a double murder in 2004. The officers met the aircraft from Belfast at the airport on Thursday and carried out the arrest. […]

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PILOT ACQUITTED IN SUITCASE CASE

A court in Elche has acquitted a pilot who was accused of stealing a loaded suitcase near to Alicante-Elche airport in 2013.
In October of 2013, a Dutch couple who had rented a car at the airport were stopped by another vehicle blocking their path. A …

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ARREST IN DECADE OLD BRIT HIT AND RUN CASE

A 45 year old Romanian man has been arrested in connection with a hit and run in which a British man in his 40´s was killed, eleven years after the incident.
The incident occurred in April of 2003, in the town of Bobadilla, Málaga. The m…

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