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

Yankee Bomb


A boat off the coast of Santa Pola recently came across an anti-submarine missile as it was doing some seabed cleaning. The Guardia Civil’s bomb squad was drafted in from Alicante, but fortunately the American-made device, which would have been dropped by an aircraft, was not active.

Santa Pola and Torrevieja Researching Dog-Friendly Beaches

Both Santa Pola and Torrevieja town halls have announced plans to investigate the possibility of allowing dogs onto the beach in selected areas. Playa La Cuartel and Playa de la Gola are the first options for Santa Pola, whereas in Torrevieja a beach in La Mata is under scrutiny. Currently, El Campello has the only […]