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Home robbers made weekly 300 kilometre round-trips to Costa Blanca in Spain

A member of a Murcia-based home robbery gang has been arrested in Alicante Province over 11 break-ins. The 25-year-old man was part of a crew...

Supermarket sweep as serial robber is caught shopping after police spend months trying to catch him in Spain’s Murcia...

AN eight-month probe to capture a serial robber has culminated in his arrest in a Murcia region supermarket. The Guardia Civil swooped on the shop...

British gang grew marijuana and ran drugs mail-order service from Costa Blanca area of Spain

A British trio of marijuana farmers who ran a mail-order service out of the Costa Blanca have been busted by the Guardia Civil. The illegal...

Knife-wielding father kills son, 11, just two days after youngster’s birthday in Spain’s Valencia area

AN 11-year-boy died after his father stabbed him with a kitchen knife at his Sueca home on Sunday. The young victim, named as Jordi, had...

DGT launches seat belt campaign in Spain’s Andalucia

THE director general of the DGT (Spanish Traffic Authority) has launched a campaign to monitor the correct use of seat belts, in the front...

Costa Blanca pensioner gets stolen mobility scooters back after same thief struck twice within weeks in Spain

AN octogenerian has been reunited with his two stolen mobility scooters taken by the same thief in less than two months in San Juan...

Man kills girlfriend’s ex-partner by running him over in the street of Spain’s Valencia area

A 21-year-old Valencia Province man has been charged with homicide after running over and killing his girlfriend's ex-partner, also 21. The incident happened in Serra...

Scammers put fake top brand labels on cheap clothes and shoes with €1.7 million retail value in Spain’s Murcia...

A fraud involving bogus brand labels being slapped onto cheap clothes imports has been broken up by the Guardia Civil in the Murcia region. A...

Serial hugging robber arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca over stealing €20,000 watch from Costa del Sol victim

A woman, 29, wanted over the theft of €20,000 watch in a hugging robbery in Malaga Province, has been arrested by the Guardia Civil...

Toys that risk choking and electrocution of children seized in multinational operation led by Spanish police

FAKE and counterfeit toys worth €18million that put childrens’ lives at risk have been seized in a Europe-wide operation led by Spain’s Guardia Civil. Operation...

Camper van couple from Malaga travel around Spain stealing from shops, restaurants, and hotels

A Malaga couple have been arrested in Alicante Province after hitting the road in their camper van and stealing from shops and hospitality businesses...

Dodgy delivery man steals €10,000 of items including laptops and bicycles in Spain’s Valencia area

A Valencia Province delivery worker who stole €10,000 of goods has been arrested by the Guardia Civil. The man, 40, from Beneixida, has been charged...

‘Highly specialised’ Costa Blanca and Murcia robbery gang plundered dozens of homes and shops in five provinces of Spain

FOUR members of a Costa Blanca and Murcia-based gang have been jailed over 35 robberies in five Spanish provinces. The seven-strong crew, with previous arrests...

School bullies kick and punch girl, 11, in toilet on Spain’s Costa Blanca and post video on social media

JUVENILE prosecutors are probing an assault on a girl, 11, by seven children from her Costa Blanca school. The attack happened on March 16 in...

Online fraudsters, including British man, stole identities to bag €2 million in Spain’s Valencia area

SEVEN men, including a British national, have been arrested over a massive internet fraud that netted around €2 million through unauthorised loans and purchases. The...

Female police officer in Spain found guilty of disrespect and handed jail term after complaining about ‘bad smelling’ boss

AN officer from the Guardia Civil has been handed a six-month jail term and €300 fine for ‘insulting a superior officer’ after she complained...

Drugs lord arrested at luxury Costa Blanca home in Spain for exporting narcotics via lorries across Europe

A Polish drugs lord who used lorries from Spain to transport drugs to Scandinavia and Eastern Europe has been arrested by the Guardia Civil. Officers...

Cash machine gang stole €500,000 after towing away 18 ATMs in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A gang who towed away ATM machines across the Costa Blanca and Murcia areas has been arrested by the Guardia Civil. The crooks helped themselves...

Online python snake seller arrested for animal abuse in Spain’s Valencia

A Valencia man has been charged with animal abuse after mistreating a python snake and trying to sell it via the internet. The Guardia Civil...

Oranges contaminated with banned pesticide bought by Costa Blanca wholesaler seized in Barcelona raid in Spain

CONTAMINATED orange imports destined for wholesalers in the Valencian Community, have been impounded after a Guardia Civil raid in Barcelona. 20 tons of oranges were...

Fake €100 notes used on movie sets appear as payments for fast food deliveries in Spain’s Alicante area

A scam involving fake €100 notes to pay for fast food purchases in Alicante Province has been busted by the Guardia Civil. A 34-year-old Cuban...

Woman swindled out of €20,000 in online romance scam by bogus doctor in Spain’s Murcia region

A conman swindled €20,000 out of a woman looking for love as he pretended to be a 'prestigious' South American doctor. The 34-year-old Nigerian trickster...

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...

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