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Man assaults two elderly women in broad daylight in Spain’s Alicante Province

THE Guardia Civil have arrested a 46-year-old man who attacked two women walking down a Crevillente road in broad daylight. The victims- both aged 64-...

‘Wobbling’ lorry stopped with driver six times over alcohol limit in Spain’s Murcia

AN erratically-driven lorry was pulled over in the Murcia City area with the driver found to be six times above the alcohol limit. The Elche-bound...

Woman in Spain’s Valencia tricked out of €30,000 by online romance scam

ROMANCE scammers conned €30,000 out of a Riola woman who thought she had developed a relationship with a soldier stationed abroad. The victim made contact...

Suitcase with hidden cocaine stash arrives at Costa Blanca airport in Spain without passenger

A suitcase with 1.8 kilos of cocaine that originated from Brazil has been intercepted at Alicante-Elche airport. The case was dispatched with a 'high priority'...

Farmer on Spain’s Costa Blanca trapped and kept finches to use and breed for singing contests

A 78-year old Mutxamel farmer is being investigated for setting up an intricate homemade trap to illegally capture finches. The Guardia Civil said in many...

Drug traffickers steal €400,000 boat from Costa Blanca marina in Spain to use as narco-craft

DRUG traffickers stole a pleasure boat from Altea marina in Alicante Province to convert it into a narco-craft. But a day after the theft, the...

Police find 27 endangered tortoises at Valencia house in Spain

A man is being investigated for keeping 27 endangered tortoises at his Valencia home. The Guardia Civil visited the property and discovered the animals. 25 were...

Woman leaps off balcony following argument with boyfriend in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 35-year-old Spaniard has been arrested for domestic abuse after his girlfriend leapt four metres off a balcony in Guardamar. The Ukrainian woman, 32, was...

Illegal cigarette factories in Spain exploit Ukrainian refugees as Andalucia gang leaders lived in luxury

THREE clandestine cigarette factories have been closed down by the Guardia Civil and Europol with products with a retail value of €37.5 million seized. 27...

Rolex watch snatching gang caught in Spain’s Valencia area

A Rolex watch snatching gang that stole from people walking around Oliva in Valencia Province has been brought down by the Guardia Civil. A man...

Benidorm shops in Spain caught selling fake-branded clothes with €200,000 retail value

FOUR Benidorm shop owners have been arrested for selling fake-branded clothes and accessories. 1,913 items with a retail value of €200,000 were removed by the...

Home invasion gang posing as Guardia Civil officers threaten to cut off baby’s ear in Spain’s Valencia

A brutal gang is still at large after torturing a well-known Valencian businessman and threatening to cut off an ear belonging to his baby...

Vending machine thief armed with drill caught in special police operation in Spain’s Valencia

A Valencia area vending machine thief struck so frequently that the Guardia Civil had to launch a special probe to catch him. Operation Baldy started...

Elderly bank customers hit by distraction robbery gang in Spain’s Valencia and Murcia areas

A distraction robbery gang that stole from elderly people who made bank withdrawals in the Valencia and Murcia regions has been arrested by the...

Wheel of fortune with drilled hole in roulette machine netting fraudsters €50,000 in Spain’s Murcia

A roulette wheel game in a Aguilas gambling saloon was sabotaged to pay out €50,000 in five days. The ringleader of the fraudsters smuggled in...

Gang drugged girls and sexually assaulted them in Spain’s Valencia

TWO men have been arrested for drugging and sexually assaulting girls at a Gandia house in Valencia Province. The mother of one of the victims...

Man accused of killing wife and burning body on barbecue set to be bailed in Spain’s Canary Islands

A man who has been behind bars for four years awaiting trial for the murder of his wife in Lanzarote will be freed on...

Land owner accused of starting big forest fire in Spain’s Valencia area

TWO people are being investigating for starting a forest fire in Valencia Province that incinerated a 2,000 m2 area. A land owner in Cerda is...

Police close marijuana farms in ‘upmarket’ urbanisations on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Guardia Civil have shut down three indoor marijuana farms in rented properties on what they described as 'upmarket' urbanisations in Calpe. Over a thousand...

Teenager threatens police officer with fake semi-automatic pistol on Spain’s Mallorca

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after pointing a fake gun at a Guardia Civil officer in Alcudia. The incident happened on Monday when an...

Gang with Italian mob links is arrested over Costa Blanca kidnapping in Spain

FOUR gang members have been arrested for kidnapping and injurying a man in Callosa de Segura. The victim was held for four days last April...

Embraced bodies of elderly couple found inside Costa Blanca home in Spain

THE Guardia Civil is investigating the death of a German couple in their Teulada house in Alicante Province. A man called emergency services after discovering...

British shamens supplied clients with dangerous potions at Murcia healing retreat in Spain

A British couple have been arrested in Yecla for running an illegal spiritual healing business out of a finca. The Brits- aged 47 and 52...

Home owner discovers three Roman artefacts in basement on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Santa Pola villa owner got a big surprise during a full clean of her property before putting it up for sale. She went into...

Big criminal gang staged 30 shop robberies in Spain’s Mar Menor area

THE Guardia Civil have arrested 15 members of a gang that staged 30 shop robberies in San Javier and Los Alcazares. Four of the gang...

Man shot after cars collide on Costa Blanca roundabout in Spain

THE Guardia Civil is looking for two men after shots were fired in an extreme road rage incident in the Catral area of Alicante...

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