Tag: Guardamar

Fake Football Shirt Vendor Arrested in Benijófar

A 33-year-old Moroccan man who distributed fake football shirts to local markets has been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Benijófar. The hawker was detained after Guardia agents tracked a shipment of the counterfeit sports gear from Alicante-Elche airport before he sold them onto market traders at Guardamar, Torrevieja, and Campoamor. He was charged with possession 700

No Bull in Guardamar

Guardamar del Segura has become the first municipality in the Vega Baja area to ban bullfighting. The minority PSOE government approved the motion, which follows on from a previous ban on circuses with animals, although they later faced criticism of this when they allowed a circus to take place, saying that the animals belonging to […]

Elche Forest Fire Extinguished

A forest fire which took hold near the beaches in Elche Sunday was brought under control within a few hours thanks to the collaboration of the emergency services. In addition to local and regional ground crews, a helicopter and two planes joined in the battle to control the flames, with all indications pointing to the […]

British Couple Arrested on Fake Kidnapping Charge

Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested two British nationals in Guardamar del Segura accused of organising a fake kidnapping. The supposed victim was the daughter of a couple from Manchester and was the girlfriend of the alleged perpetrator. The “kidnapper” sent SMS messages and emails to the girl´s parents threatening to kill her, unless […]

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