Tagged: National Police

Bulgarian People-Trafficking Gang Operating from Orihuela Arrested by National Police

Bulgarian People-Trafficking Gang Operating from Orihuela Arrested by National Police

A five-strong Bulgarian family who enticed fellow Bulgarians to come over to Spain for a new life, and then forced them to beg on the streets, has been arrested by the National Police. Two children and an adult were freed by the authorities, who discovered that they were coerced into asking for money in Orihuela,

Abusers Arrested

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

Family Strangling

Family Strangling

A man aged in his forties has been arrested by the National Police for allegedly strangling his 89-year-old aunt, with the body lying at their home on Alicante’s Calle Pintor Aparicio for a week. The nephew turned himself into the National Police in Alicante on Monday, with neighbours saying that he had lived with his

Agent Arrested

Agent Arrested

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

Deposit Fraudster

Deposit Fraudster

A 49-year-old Belgian woman, who allegedly got 60 thousand euros of deposit money for non-existent flats on the Costa Blanca, has been arrested by the National Police in Formentera del Segura. Fellow Belgians were marked out for the scam as they paid deposits of between 12,500 and 15,500 euros for apartments in Calpe, which were

Neighbourly Dispute

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

A Hasty Retreat

A Hasty Retreat

A barking dog foiled a four-strong burglary gang in the Orihuela area this week. The owners were woken by their pet dog in the early hours and they spotted a young man jumping over their fence in a quick exit, after the dog disturbed him. He was part of a four-strong gang aged between 19