Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Crime & Law

Fire at Sisu Hotel could have been the Spanish Grenfell claims building owner’s lawyer

A MYSTERY blaze that left one hotel guest dead could have been ‘like Grenfell Tower’, claims a lawyer representing the building’s owners. Apart from rapid...

Spanish couple caught trying to smuggle drugs through Malta

CUSTOMS officials at Malta International Airport have detained two Spanish passengers carrying 14kg of cannabis between them. The pair arrived in Malta from Seville yesterday...

Gay couple attacked after kissing on restaurant terrace in Spain’s Mallorca

After seeing the couple kiss, the thug hurled a barrage of homophobic insults before lunging at the pair

Radical Jihadist squatter arrested in Spain’s Madrid as he prepared to flee to Syria

A practicing ISIS fanatic has been arrested in Madrid last night as he prepared to travel to Syria to join the terrorist organisation. Officers from...

‘El Melillero’ on hunger strike and denies acid attack on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE suspect detained for the horrific acid attack that took place last week in Malaga is reportedly refusing food from prison guards in an...

‘Casting Couch’ businessman arrested on Spain’s Canary Islands for abusing aspiring models

A FAKE businessman has been arrested for sexually abusing aspiring models after setting up fake interviews in a Lanzarote hotel. The Guardia Civil closed in...

More than 2,000 girls – including more than 300 from Spain – tricked by Huelva paedophile into sending sexual...

MORE than 2000 children - including hundreds from across Spain - are believed to have been tricked sending sexual images to a paedophile in...

Man charged with attempted murder after trying to suffocate flatmate in Spain’s Mallorca

The 34-year-old Senegalese man was taken into custody after police were called out to a disturbance at a flat in Palma's Pere Garau district

Policeman suffers head and face injuries after ‘brutal attack’ in cells by detainee in Spain’s Valencia

VALENCIA police had to summon an Advanced Life Support unit to their own Zapadores station, after an officer was attacked last week. Sources say the...

WEEDED OUT as police raid British-owned marijuana farm in Murcia region of Spain

FOUR British people have been arrested in the Murcia region for using a Jumilla area farm to grow marijuana. A high-tech cultivation system was used...

‘FORGET THE TIP’ as waiter steals €840,000 from Costa Blanca restaurant in Spain to pay for luxury home, clothes,...

A waiter at a Denia restaurant stole €840,000 from the eatery's till over four years to fund a life of luxury. He bought a €180,000...

Hotel owner on Spain’s Costa Blanca ran a marijuana farm out of the building’s basement

A Costa Blanca hotel owner used his business as a front to run a basement marijuana farm. The 57-year-old man has been arrested by the...

Operation Overdose uncovers 8 tonnes of drugs as 6 arrested at narcotics factory in Spain’s Murcia

ONE of Spain’s first dedicated hashish factories has been dismantled in Murcia, with six arrests. The results of Operation Overdose were presented by the general...

Court orders man to pay back his dead wife’s inheritance in Spain because he found love again

A man has lost his dead wife's inheritance because he broke a promise not to have a relationship with another woman. A court in A...

British expat who runs a Costa Blanca cannabis club is arrested for drug dealing in Spain

A British president of a Denia-based cannabis club has been arrested for drug trafficking. It's the latest move by the Policia Nacional against local cannabis...

Dogfighting gang who bred and abused animals for organised illegal fights to the death across Spain to go on...

POLICE have uncovered a network of 23 people across Spain, including a vet and members of the security forces, accused of breeding and abusing...

Westley Capper implicated in disappearance of Latvian model Agnese Klavina in Spain’s Marbella dies ‘from COVID’

THE son of a British millionaire who killed a woman in a drink driving incident and stood trial accused of kidnapping a model...

Bad luck for thief who gets stuck for two days in a ventilation shaft at a Madrid office in...

POLICE rescued an unlucky thief who spent two days stuck in a ventilation shaft at a Madrid area Metro station. The 23-year-old man had robbed...

Several people arrested for knife attacks in Spain’s Castellon

KNIFE fights are becoming an increasing source of concern in Castellon Province. Several stabbings and arrests have taken place over the last couple of months...

Malaga tourist gets mugged for €10 and almost strangled to death by two youths on Spain’s Costa de Sol

TWO Malaga teenagers have been arrested by the Policia Nacional for trying to strangle a Madrid tourist who asked for directions. The traveller had just...

Family of missing teen Amy Fitzpatrick believe she is buried beneath race track on Spain’s Costa del Sol

IT IS a case that has baffled police for over a decade, but Irish authorities have now called for a cold case review as...

Police arrest 17 involved in underage prostitution ring targeting children in care in Spain’s Mallorca

POLICE in Mallorca have arrested 17 people involved in an underage prostitution ring that ‘recruited’ troubled girls, many of whom were in care at...

Man arrested after firing shots at windows at university campus in northern Spain

PANIC spread at a university campus in Spain’s Basque Country on Wednesday afternoon after a man fired shots at the window of a building...

Lorries transported marijuana hidden in lettuce crates from Murcia area of Spain to Ireland

A Murcia drugs gang has been arrested for exporting marijuana to Ireland hidden in crates of lettuce. A Fortuna-based transport company was linked to a...

High speed boat chase results in massive offshore drugs bust on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN illegal cargo of 1,300 kilos of hashish has been seized by the Guardia Civil after a high speed boat chase in Costa Blanca...

Local council issues advice to prevent property crime during darker nights on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NOW THAT we are all getting used to the darker nights drawing, one conscientious local council in the Vega Baja area is offering advice...

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