Gang of Hi-Tech Car Thieves Arrested in Santa Pola After Seven-Month Police Investigation

A hi-tech gang that used electronic gear to rob cars across Alicante Province has been broken up by the National Police, with Russian and Ukrainian nationals arrested in the Santa Pola area. The operation against the crooks, aged between their mid-twenties and mid-fifties, started last September, after multiple reports of property being stolen from cars, including incidents

Abusers Arrested

Two men, aged 53 and 23, have been arrested by the National Police in Alicante in connection with the suspected sexual abuse of a 15-year-old boy. One of the individuals ran an internet forum by which he befriended the teenager, and met him in secluded places around the area including a deserted building in San

Agent Arrested

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A National Police officer has been taken into custody and had bail refused by an Alicante police court, after being accused of crimes of sexual abuse and assault involving under age teenage boys. Extensive investigations by the National Police led to the arrest of the 32-year-old agent, with indecent images of children found on his

Neighbourly Dispute

A 38-year old man who locked up a neighbour in an Alicante apartment block and then set fire to it, has been arrested by the National Police. The incident happened on September 15th when firefighters were called to fire and discovered a man had been locked up in a room, who they rescued before the

Union Calls for Torrevieja National Police Station

The UFP-CV union, which represents police officers across the Valencia region, are demanding the “urgent” creation of a National Police station in Torrevieja. They say that the population of the town quadruples in the summer, increasing from 107,000 people to over 400,000. Cities over 100,000 people would normally qualify for a National Police presence, although […]