Category: Crime

Spain-UK Cooperation in fighting organised crime

26/02/2014. Home Office organised crime minister Karen Bradley and Spanish security minister Francisco Martinez Vazquez met in Madrid to agree how the two countries could co-operate more closely in recovering financial assets from fugitive crooks.

DRUG GROWERS ARRESTED AFTER HOUSE FIRE

Through the combined efforts of the National and Local police in Torremolinos, two men have been arrested on suspicion of a crime against public health, after a cannabis farm in their home caught fire.
The officers attended an emergency call to a hous…

FOOTBALL DOG ABUSER FINED

A court in Purchena, Almería, has fined a football fan 200 euro for throwing a dog at a referee during a youth football match at the Olula del Río football field.
Unhappy with the referee during the game, the man grabbed the Yorkshire te…

SAN PEDRO MAN ARRESTED ON PROSTITUTION CHARGES

A 50 year old man has been arrested in San Pedro del Pinatar on charges of corruption and prostitution after being in contact with almost 500 teenagers through internet, whilst posing as a 17 year old boy, and offering sex.
According to Guardia Civil…

MOST WANTED ARRESTS IN VALENCIA

Two criminals featuring on the ‘most wanted’ list were arrested in Valencia last week. The first, said to be extremely dangerous, was wanted by the authorities in Ireland for murder, while the second, a 37 year old Estonian, was detained when pol…

FOREIGN TARGETING HIGHWAY ROBBERS ARRESTED

Catalan Police have dismantled a criminal group who are thought to be responsible for at least 115 offences relating to highway robberies on the motorways of Cataluña.
The investigation began after the police were advised of a gang thought to …

WARNING OVER INCREASE IN DOG THEFTS

The Asociación Asoka el Grande Asoka animal protection group, the association responsible for the management of the Orihuela Animal Protection Centre, has issued a warning of an increase in the number of dogs being stolen from gardens and proper…

Remembering Ruth and Jose

Monday, October 8th marks two years since the disappearance and death of Ruth and Jose Ortiz, the two 6 and 2 year old children murdered by her father, Jose Breton, found guilty and sentenced to 40 years in prison.

PROSECUTOR SEEKS PRISON FOR KILLER KENNEL OWNERS

The Prosecutor of Cádiz has requested a year in prison for the director, the manager and the two veterinarians who operate the kennels of Puerto Real, accused of crimes of animal cruelty, for sacrificing animals in their facility in order to sav…