1 Oct, 2020 @ 14:31
1 min read

Alleged illegal shopper and cigarette smuggler arrested this week


A BRITISH man who allegedly went on a £1,000 shopping trip around Gibraltar has been arrested.

Kyle Calpe Washington Foster, 20, from Peterborough was charged with making eight fraudulent payments at four businesses using stolen credit and debit cards.

The arrested man also made a further four attempt to extend the shopping spree tried to a value of £500 before he was detained.

He is accused of having gone into restaurants and shops making the payments from September 26 to 29.

He appeared before the Magistrates Court today after spending a night in New Mole House police station last night.

Stubbed out

In a separate incident, Customs officers arrested a local resident after catching him with 900 cartons of cigarettes.

The action unfolded on Tuesday night when officers saw a vehicle speeding through Emerson’s Place without lights.

A stop and search was carried out which revealed 36 half-cases of cigarettes wrapped in black plastic bags.

“The driver of the vehicle was arrested and conveyed with the cigarettes to the Four Corners Station,” said the Customs.

“In total officers seized 900 cartons of cigarettes of various brands and a locally registered vehicle.

“The defendant was then processed and bailed out to re-appear on the 16th December 2020.”

Previous Story

Artful Dodger: Neymar becomes Spain’s most wanted alleged tax evader

Zentauroepp52707841 Salvador Illa200309204922 1583783565146
Next Story

Spain ignores rejection of lockdown strategy as it orders closure of most of Madrid – and any city which meets criteria in the future

Latest from Gibraltar

Go toTop

More From The Olive Press

Los 10 elementos principales que es importante llevar consigo en la carretera por motivos de seguridad

Al emprender un viaje, es fundamental estar bien preparado para
4 bedroom Villa for sale in Manilva with pool - € 940

4 bedroom Villa for sale in Manilva with pool – € 940,000

Villa Manilva, Málaga   4 beds   3 baths €