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Cheeky thief overturns getaway car and reports it as stolen to police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A thief lied to the Guardia Civil that his van had been stolen after it overturned in a ditch in Agost. The man, 19, took...

Tell-tale whiff gives away massive marijuana plantation hidden in Spain’s Antequera   

A TEAM from Spain’s Guardia Civil uncovered a massive marijuana plantation hidden in Antequera after following their noses. Officers detected the tell-tale whiff given off...

Bogus companies across Spain used as window-dressing in waste disposal scam

THREE people are being probed by the Guardia Civil for illegally storing 700 tonnes of industrial waste via a network of bogus companies. The Guardia's...

Three dead including baby in car crash on Murcia motorway in Spain

THREE people, including a baby, died after two cars collided in the Mar Menor area of Murcia on Sunday evening. Emergency services were called at...

British motorist pumped full of booze and drugs drives down wrong side of Costa Blanca motorway in Spain

A British woman drove on the wrong side of the AP-7 motorway on the northern Costa Blanca after consuming excess alcohol and taking drugs. The...

Britain’s ‘Most Wanted’ woman arrested while walking dog in upmarket area of Spain’s Catalunya

THE Guardia Civil have arrested a UK fugitive in Catalunya branded as Britain's 'Most Wanted' woman. Sarah Panitzke,47, was sentenced in her absence to eight...

Costa Blanca carer steals jewellery from nursing home residents for pawn shop sales in Spain’s Benidorm and Granada

A woman worked for just a week in a Costa Blanca nursing home and stole jewellery from three residents. Five items made from gold ended...

Jealous paranoid boyfriend jailed for 32 years after brutally abusing and torturing woman in Spain’s Valencia region

A man has been jailed for 32 years after putting his girlfriend through three months of extreme abuse at their home in Castellon in...

Serial robbers hit Costa Blanca bars and restaurants in Spain to plunder cash tills and fruit machines

TWO men who robbed six bars and restaurants in the Villajoyosa area of the Costa Blanca have been arrested by the Guardia Civil. The duo,...

Mother confesses to burying deceased baby under rocks in Murcia area field in Spain

THE Guardia Civil is investigating the circumstances behind a deceased baby found buried in a field in Aguilas, Murcia. Medical examiners believe it was not...

Fireworks suspected of starting forest blaze in Costa Blanca area of Spain

FIREFIGHTERS put out a forest blaze in the Alcalali area of Alicante Province in the early hours of Thursday morning. The fire was reported at...

LATEST: Mystery mummified corpse found in holiday home on Spain’s Costa del Sol is a woman

POLICE have confirmed that the body found in a ‘mummified state’ within a homemade coffin in an apartment in Duquesa outside Manilva on Spain’s...

Gang ‘short-circuited’ gaming machines with screwdrivers for jackpot wins in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

SIX people have been arrested for manipulating gaming machines in gambling saloons in the Murcia and Costa Blanca areas. The young gang struck in Torre...

Police investigate ‘mummified corpse’ discovered in holiday home on Spain’s Costa del Sol

POLICE are investigating a mystery corpse discovered ‘mummified’ within a homemade coffin in a rental property in the seaside resort of Duquesa on Spain’s...

Exotic African wild cat coaxed to safety from treetop on Costa Blanca farm in Spain

A wild cat native to Africa was spotted on a Costa Blanca farm and safely captured and taken to a wildlife foundation. The farmer from...

Police raid illegal booze and drugs ‘rave’ inside road tunnels on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN illegal party in a network of road tunnels in an isolated area of Benissa was raided by the Guardia Civil and the Policia...

British man found dead by reservoir a week after going missing on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE body of a British man reported missing for a week from his Costa Blanca home has been found 70 kilometres away in a...

Tobacco shop robbers use stolen cars as battering rams during ‘moon-landing’ crime spree in Spain’s Murcia

A Murcia robbery gang who used stolen cars to ram tobacco store windows has been brought down in a joint Guardia Civil-Policia Nacional operation. Eight...

Police accidentally stumble across historic Roman relic on Spain’s Costa Blanca

An important Roman era artefact has been found in a Costa Blanca home by accident during a routine Guardia Civil visit. Guardia officers spotted the...

Charred body discovered in burned-out Porsche in Spain’s Murcia area

THE Guardia Civil is investigating the gruesome find this Thursday of a charred body in a burned-out Porsche sports car. The high-end Maccan-branded vehicle was...

Police appeal over missing elderly British resident on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN appeal has been launched to discover the whereabouts of a British expat Costa Blanca resident who has not been seen since Sunday. The Guardia...

Water thieves use 12 kilometre-long pipe and pumping gear to illegally supply farms across Murcia area of Spain

A gang who hooked up an illegal water supply from a Murcia region well to irrigate farms has been busted by the Guardia Civil. Three...

British drugs fugitive arrested in Maguluf area of Spain’s Mallorca after UK police tip-off

A British fugitive wanted for drug trafficking offences has been arrested on Mallorca after a UK police tip-off. The man with the initials MHS was...

Cleaning lady breaches trust to steal jewellery worth €30,000 from employer’s Costa Blanca home in Spain

A cleaning lady has been arrested in Mutxamel, Alicante Province, after raiding her employer's safe to steal €30,000 of jewellery and cash. The 25-year-old woman...

Elderly owner of abandoned Costa Blanca puppy set for prosecution under Spain’s new animal welfare law

A 78-year-old Alicante woman faces an animal abuse charge under Spain's new tougher welfare laws after she abandoned her six-month-old puppy in a city...

Biological protective gear worn as woman’s body is pulled out of home on Spain’s Costa Blanca piled high with...

FIREFIGHTERS donned biological protective gear on Friday to remove the decomposing body of a woman from her Torrevieja flat. Concerned neighbours phoned the Guardia Civil...

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