Thursday, July 9, 2020

Spain deploys more than 40,000 extra cops to tackle rowdy tourists and crime this summer

The goal is to ‘guarantee the protection of the summer season’ and ‘consolidate Spain as one of the safest destinations in the world.’

Fire in house uncovers marijuana plantation in Spain’s Malaga

The officers discovered a plantation of marijuana with 357 flowerpots of 20 to 25 centimetres long.

Boozed up couple caged for romping on the beach before performing oral sex in front of kids and chiringuito...

The 40-year-old man and 44-year-old woman have been charged with exhibitionism in the presence of minors

Guardia Civil officer busted smuggling migrants into Spain’s Andalucia inside his car

The man has been arrested, together with his 23-year-old Moroccan wife and two other collaborators,

Expats destroyed vital DNA clues as Maddie suspect linked to more sex crimes and potentially a child rape in...

One expat questioned whether he could have been involved in a child rape during the Dragon Festival in Granada in 2007

WATCH: Multinational gang of drug-smuggling kidnappers arrested in Spain’s Alicante and Malaga

POLICE have smashed an international drugs ring and arrested 18 alleged smugglers in Alicante and Malaga. The gang of...

59-year-old arrested in Valencia for inciting violence against Spain’s government and royal family on social media

GUARDIA Civil have arrested a 59-year-old man for crimes against the Spanish state after allegedly inciting violence towards government institutions.

Court bans boat trips to Benidorm Island run by ‘corrupt’ family granted concessions during Francoist Spain

FRANCO’S legacy may have been dismantled with his high-profile exhumation last October, but in Benidorm a 52-year battle with the remnants of...

Fierce war between Balkan gangs responsible for assassination-style killing in Marbella as groups battle for control of Costa del...

After opening fire on him from behind with an uzi, the shooter, donning a mask, ran on foot before hopping on the back of a motorbike

French mob savagely assault and rob man of more than €50,000 in elaborate luxury car scam on Spain’s Costa...

The 40-year-old victim had travelled from France to Marbella with €45,000 cash to buy a luxury motor

Guardia Civil agent gets 8-months jail after taking ‘garden peppers’ to woman’s house and installing secret camera in her...

A GUARDIA Civil agent has been suspended for 15 months after putting a spy camera into a shower to record images of...

Five arrested in Alicante for online villa rental fraud that netted €250,000

FIVE have been arrested in Spain’s Alicante after conning holidaymakers via fake villa rental websites to the tune of €250,000.

WATCH: Grenade launcher and other weapons of war seized as ‘largest’ arms smuggling racket dismantled – arrests in 15...

WEAPONS of war, explosives and firearms have been seized in a nationwide swoop with 21 arrests. Policia Nacional worked...

23 goldfinches released into wild by Guardia Civil after arrest of two trappers in Spain’s Torrevieja

TWO men have been arrested for illegally capturing goldfinch birds in the San Miguel de Salinas area. Guardia Civil...

Two arrested for scamming €143,000 from small-scale orange farmers in Spain’s Alicante

TWO men have been arrested for scamming small-scale Costa Blanca fruit farmers to the tune of €143,000. The con...

Obsessed ex tracks down former girlfriend for whole year before kidnapping her for nine days in Spain’s Murcia

A MAN who spent a year looking for his ex-partner, only to slash her face with a knife and then hold her...

Son arrested over dad’s murder by ‘slitting his throat’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca and is caught standing over body...

POLICE have detained a 30-year-old schizophrenic man for allegedly killing his father by slitting his throat. The Spanish national,...

WATCH: 5-month baby in care after suffering cocaine poisoning following drug-fuelled car crash with underage parent in Spain’s Murcia

A five-month-old baby has been taken into care in Murcia after it was found to have a high level of cocaine in...

EXCLUSIVE: Police sources confirm ‘British involvement’ in Torrevieja-based pyramid scheme fraud that fleeced €10 million from 250 victims

POLICE sources have confirmed ‘British involvement’ in a boiler room gang that fleeced at least €10 million from investors seeking high returns...

Squatters hurl rocks at holiday homeowner and TV crew after being filmed breaking into house in Spain’s Seville

A SPANISH TV crew and a holiday-home owner had their lives put in danger by squatters hurling rocks at them in Espartinas,...

Three arrested in Alicante for robbing car owners using the ‘Peruvian method’ – watch method here

GUARDIA CIVIL have arrested three men in Alicante who robbed unsuspecting car owners using the so-called Peruvian method. The...

36-year-old expat arrested for smacking partner in public in Spain’s Orihuela on the Costa Blanca

A 36-year-old man has been arrested by Orihuela’s Policia Local for hitting his partner in the street. The assault...

Drink-driver ends up paying bill to get car out of Mar Menor in Spain’s Murcia

A night out for a drunken motorist ended up being a costly affair as his car ended up in the Mar Menor.

22-year-old could face year in prison after pit bull found with ‘multiple injuries’ from illegal dogfights in Spain’s Alicante

A PITBULL with multiple injuries to its limbs from ‘illegal dogfights’ has been rescued by Guardia Civil in Spain’s Alicante province.

SCOTCHED JOB: Bootleggers arrested after €28,000 whisky heist rumbled by keen-eyed delivery driver on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO bootleggers have been arrested after making €28,000 on stolen bottles of Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky. The suspects, arrested...

Policia Nacional bust human trafficking ring that smuggled sex slaves into Murcia’s Cartagena during Spain’s coronavirus lockdown

POLICIA Nacional have rescued five women while dismantling a 15-strong human trafficking gang in the Murcia town of Cartagena
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