Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Crime & Law

Exploding rum cocktail leaves three expats in Spain hospitalised with third degree burns in bizarre drinking session

A Policia Nacional spokesperson told the Olive Press they are now ‘trying to find out more details’ about the contents of the drink

Man arrested for murder on Costa Blanca after his wife found ‘suffocated’ and naked in bed with rose on...

She had denounced her husband in 2009 for an assault, and subsequently received a restraining order that expired in October 2010

British soldier and football coach guilty of intent to supply £3,000 of cocaine outside Gibraltar ‘military establishment’

After his initial arrest in February outside a ‘military establishment’ police also used ‘specialised sniffer dogs’ to search two locations

Europol help police in Spain dismantle cryptocurrency money laundering ring

It comes as bitcoin worth €37 million was stolen by hackers from one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges

Man in Spain dies of heart attack during hair transplant just moments after receiving anaesthetic

The clinic, which has been giving men their hairlines back for over five years, said it was ‘affected’ by the tragedy

British expat claims tyres were slashed by malicious beggar in Mercadona car park on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The woman claims the man slashed her tyres in the Alhaurin el Grande supermarket after she refused to pay him €1 for the use of a trolley

Guardia Civil officer accused of aiding smuggling of illegal goods into Spain from Gibraltar

A GUARDIA Civil officer has been arrested for allegedly facilitating the smuggling of illegal goods into Spain.  The officer was one of six arrested in...

British expat arrested for alleged theft of fellow Briton’s iPad at Malaga airport ‘hangs out in arrivals waiting for...

Policia Nacional at the airport reacted quickly and soon tracked down the brazen thief

Costa del Sol taxi driver SACKED after passenger stole his car while he filled up at petrol station

Police tracked the vehicle via the CCTV of nearby hotels, but the passenger is still on the run, despite being identified

Nun in Spain faces three years in prison after changing pensioners’ election ballots from PSOE to PP

She was apparently caught red-handed inserting PP ballots into the envelopes, and documents from the time of the incident have now been handed over to the Office of the Prosecutor

Police in Spain break up Asian people-smuggling ring

The Bangladesh-based network reportedly obtained fraudulent visas for at least 350 people

Homeless man in Spain’s Andalucia hospitalised with broken ribs and black eyes in attack following gas stove row

Vicente, who is from Ceuta, refused to hand over a small gas stove to the attacker at his caravan

Fake electricians are robbing unsuspecting pensioners on Spain’s Costa del Sol… here’s how to spot them

Donning a seemingly legitimate uniform, the man would tell his victims that he needed to perform a review of their electrical installation

Man in Marbella jailed for seven years after attempted knifepoint rape of woman at bus stop

During an attempted escape by the attacker, he apparently waved the knife and signalled to those present to keep quiet

Two Britons arrested in Marbella’s San Pedro and Mijas accused of using fruit export company to traffick drugs to...

The investigation began at the end of October last year when Guardia Civil became aware of British gangs sending large amounts of the drug back to the UK

‘Foreign’ hotel worker arrested in Spain’s Andalucia over alleged rape of five-year-old girl

The man was apparently linked to the parents through business and it is thought that this is how he was able to gain access to the child

Man arrested after squatting Costa del Sol home where British expat allegedly stabbed wife to death and tried to...

Gloria Tornay Naranjo died at the house on March 9 after she was stabbed 12 times in her back and chest

British families scammed out of thousands from fake holiday rental sites on Spain’s Costa Blanca and Mallorca

Professional chocolate taster Angus Kennedy discovered a German man living at the Mallorcan villa he had booked through Dream Villas Spain

Police investigation as British woman in Spain smashed in head by lorry doors and airlifted to hospital

The Guardia Civil are now investigating the incident, but there has not been an update from anyone involved since Wednesday

British pensioner left bloodied after attack in Spain by ‘territorial’ taxi drivers

The bewildered expat was left with a large cut on his forearm after cabbies tried to wrestle his key from the ignition to prevent him driving off

Father arrested after the bodies of German mother and child found in a cave on Spanish island

The man was arrested near Adeje in Tenerife after his other son, aged five, escaped the mountain cave and alerted the police

Fugitive hands himself in decade on from jail break because Spanish island is not ‘as nice as it used...

A FUGITIVE wanted for ten years in the Canary Islands has handed himself in because he had grown sick and tired of Tenerife. The unnamed...

Mercadona refuses to review security measures on Spain’s Costa del Sol after string of British expats robbed in its...

Despite the complaints, a spokesman for Mercadona insisted that current measures were sufficient

Popular drag queen attacked by group of homophobic ‘foreign’ men in gay-friendly Torremolinos

Greco was taken to the local health centre where he was treated for defensive wounds, including scratches and bruised fingers

Man in Spain arrested over double knife attack at Ryanair check-in desk that saw woman stabbed in ear

A police officer took out his gun, and with a flight attendant managed to diffuse the situation

Former US Marine arrested after North Korean embassy attacked in Spain

Christopher Ahn was arrested in Los Angeles and charged by US authorities, after a mysterious dissident group broke into the embassy and assaulted staff

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