THE long arm of the law will always finger you in the end. That’s the lesson chocolate thief Carlos Javier Aguilar-Ballester is mulling over now.
The Spaniard swiped his sweet swag from a shop 17 years ago, but Gibraltar’s finest got him in the end.
“We keep records of all the warrants,” a police spokesman told the Olive Press.
“Sometimes we might randomly stop somebody and do a warrant check on them.”
With police keeping such a vigilant watch, fugitives from Gibraltar justice are clearly, in future, more likely to get a taste of porridge that the sugary snacks Aguilar-Ballester helped himself to.