Has Your Bike Been Stolen from Around the Torrevieja Area?

If you’ve suffered the theft or loss of a bicycle in the Torrevieja and surrounding area, you could be in luck, as officers from the Guardia Civil have recovered more than 80 in the arrest of four thieves. Officers from the Guardia Civil in Torrevieja have arrested four men, three of Moroccan nationality, aged 20,38 …

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Ambulance Technician Arrested for Robbing Victim

An emergency ambulance technician from Lanzarote has been charged with fraud, after being caught using the credit card belonging to a deceased victim she transported following an emergency incident. The emergency occurred at the end of August, when an ambulance was called to attend a woman who was unconscious on a public street. Tragically, medical …

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Spanishvida – Spanishvida 2018-08-21 10:39:50

Although it´s not the first time this scam has appeared, the Guardia Civil is warning over the reappearance of a method used by thieves to rob innocent victims at cash machines (ATMs), nicknamed the “Lebanese Loop”. The method normally involves the thieves sticking a small bar across the money outlet slot of the cash machine. …

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Alicante-Elche Airport Tablet Thieves Arrested

Two people, aged 28 and 42, have been arrested for allegedly stealing four tablets used for automated border control of passengers at Alicante-Elche Airport. According to a statement from the National Police, the equipment has a value of about 8,000 euro as it allows expediting the landing of passengers during the summer season. The stolen …

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Three Arrested in Torrevieja after Crime Spree

Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested three people for being part of a criminal organisation, suspected of being responsible for up to 16 thefts from shops in less than a week. The group, who lived together in the same house in Torrevieja, targeted stores in Elche, Orihuela Costa, Sant Vicent del Raspeig and Alicante, …

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Hospital Worker Detained for Narcotics Theft

Officers from the Guardia Civil in Murcia have identified, located and arrested an employee as San Javier Hospital on suspicion of the theft of narcotics. The operation ‘ONIROS’ has resulted in the individual being brought to court for the theft of narcotic drugs, which is attributed to the alleged crimes of theft and against public …

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Trailer Theft Gang Arrested

Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested a group allegedly responsible for a series of violent thefts of truck trailers across the Vega Baja, which they would subsequently sell in Madrid. Two men and a woman have been arrested for Read More …

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Dutch Man Arrested for Car Insurance Scam

Officers from the National Police have arrested a 79-year old Dutch national from Altea, after he allegedly faked the theft of his car in order to falsely claim the insurance. Border Patrol officers from the National Police became suspicious of Read More …

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GUARDIA CIVIL WARNING OF NEW PROPERTY TAG METHOD

The Guardia Civil are advising that they have identified a new method of “tagging” properties during an operation in La Rioja, although it is likely that the method will spread to other parts of the country.
It would appear that would-be …

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