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Legal & Finance news & information for Cantabria region/province

Remorseful wife killer blames cocaine habit
Legal & Finance Tue, Oct 28, 2008

Remorseful wife killer blames cocaine habit

Javier LV (photo), who is accused of the premeditated murder of his Colombian-born wife at their home in Cabezón de la Sal (Cantabria) last May, is claiming that he is unable to remember what happened because he had...

Legal & Finance Fri, Aug 1, 2008

€900 euro fine for binning husband's stuff

A 46 year old woman has been fined by a judge at Santander Provincial Court to pay a fine of five euros a day for the next six months (€900) for throwing out all of her then-husband's belongings. The incident...

Seven months for prisoner who escaped in rubbish bag
Legal & Finance Tue, Jan 22, 2008

Seven months for prisoner who escaped in rubbish bag

A convicted murderer who escaped from Cantabria jail hidden inside a garbage sack in May 2006 was sentenced to serve an extra seven months yesterday by a judge at Santander court. The prisoner, who was recaptured a...

Legal & Finance Fri, Jul 23, 2004

Seven youths pardonned for anti-Aznar demonstration

A judge in Santander has overturned the sentences of seven young people fined €300.52 each for staging a casserole demonstration against Spain´s participation in the Iraq war in the Parque de Mesones while former...

Legal & Finance Tue, Jul 13, 2004

Cantabria police warn of high quality forged €100...

Cantabria Police have issued a public warning after the detection in the region of high quality forged €100 banknotes which are much more difficult to spot than normal. The forgers used good quality paper, and the...

Legal & Finance Thu, May 27, 2004

Judge orders prison for drunk bar burglar

A 38 year old man was arrested on the 23rd May after being caught red-handed robbing a bar on the Avenida de los Castros after breaking a pane of glass in the door to gain access. According to National Police sources,...

Legal & Finance Tue, Mar 23, 2004

Four men sentenced for attack on young couple in 1999

The judge in Santander´s nº1 penal court has sentenced the four men found guilty of an attack on a young couple to a total of four years in jail. The judge was satisfied that the four accused had indeed gone to the...

Legal & Finance Fri, Mar 5, 2004

Woman accused of blinding youth denies punching him

The 36 year old woman accused of blinding a 32 year old man after a traffic accident by punching him in the face, admits grabbing him by his shirt, but denies having touched his face. The incident occurred on the 3rd...

Legal & Finance Wed, Mar 3, 2004

Three years for arson attack against sister

A man has been sentenced to three years in jail by Cantabria Provincial Court for deliberately setting light to the doorway of the home of his sister and brother in law ian a row over the terms of their mother´s will....

Legal & Finance Tue, Jan 13, 2004

Locals threaten court action over flooded garages

Water seeping into garages of properties in the calle José Barros, Jose Mª Cossio and Alcalde Arche, in the town of Muriedas is causing "significant damage" according to residents of the area, who have made...