Tag: arrests

Seven Arrested in Los Montesinos Drugs Raid

Seven Los Montesinos residents aged between 21 and 35, have been arrested by the Guardia Civil after a raid on an address in the town which used to sell and consume drugs.   Surveillance operations on the building led to the arrests and subsequent charges of breaking of public health laws, with a 16-year-old child

Over 50 Georgian Mafia Members Arrested for Robberies Across the Country

The National Police have arrested 61 Georgian mafia members specialising in house burglaries, with a faction operating in Alicante Province. The operation was carried out over the span of several months with the help of Europol, and the French and Georgian police. The criminal organisation consisted of nine groups operating in Madrid, with links to Malaga, Sevilla, Sabadell, Barcelona, and

Card Fraud Swoops

Three people, including a civil servant, have been arrested over an alleged fraud in the issuing of driving licenses for goods vehicle drivers in the Murcia region and Alicante Province. One of those detained was a man who owns a company that prepares the special driving exams, and another worked as a manager of a

Terrorist Chief Detained

In a joint operation between the Guardia Civil and French authorities, the suspected leader of terrorist group ETA, Mikel Irastorza, has been arrested. The news was posted on the Spanish Interior Minister´s Twitter feed at 07:50 on Saturday morning, which stated, “#ÚLTIMAHORA | Detenido en #Francia Mikel Irastorza, el máximo dirigente de #ETA en una

Terrorist Chief Detained

In a joint operation between the Guardia Civil and French authorities, the suspected leader of terrorist group ETA, Mikel Irastorza, has been arrested. The news was posted on the Spanish Interior Minister´s Twitter feed at 07:50 on Saturday morning, which stated, “#ÚLTIMAHORA | Detenido en #Francia Mikel Irastorza, el máximo dirigente de #ETA en una

EUR 320 million VAT fraud: key targets arrested

Yesterday, from a coordination centre located at Eurojust, prosecution and law enforcement authorities from Austria, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK, supported by Europol and Eurojust, delivered a further blow to an organised criminal group responsible for defrauding EU citizens of approximately EUR 320 million in a […]

Animal Traffickers

A gang which sold exotic pets and other animals to local and national pet shops has been broken up by the Guardia Civil in Alicante. Four arrests were made in Alicante Province, and two in the Murcia region by the Guardia’s environment division, SEPRONA. A whole group of animals was recovered including 25 marmosets that

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