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Crime/Incidents news and information for Spain

Crime/Incidents Fri, Dec 29, 2017

Fireman injured fighting Culla inferno

A FIREFIGHTER tackling an inferno in the province of Castellón which has so far wiped out 50 hectares of land (124 acres) has been air-lifted to Valencia's La Fe hospital after becoming injured, emergency services...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Dec 29, 2017

Diana Quer disappearance suspect arrested in Galicia

THE MAIN suspect in the disappearance of Madrid sixth-former Diana Quer has been arrested after allegedly attempting to kidnap another young woman, and his wife has been detained and charged with aiding and abetting for...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Anti-terrorist steps: Hotel, car-hire and gas-bottle...

ANTI-TERRORIST measures agreed by all parties in government include monitoring car-hire firms and gas-bottle distributors and requesting all holiday accommodation take copies of guests' ID. Interior minister Juan...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Dec 27, 2017

Flights disrupted and two killed in 'Storm Bruno'

TWO people have drowned now that Storm Bruno has hit Spain, bringing winds of up to 100 kilometres per hour (62mph) and 25 centimetres (10 inches) of snow. Waves of up to eight metres (26 feet) high have been seen off...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Dec 27, 2017

Mossos officer guarding arrested man kills himself in...

A POLICE officer guarding an offender who was in hospital shot himself in the toilets on Christmas Day afternoon. The Mossos d'Esquadra agent was standing on duty over an arrested man at Bellvitge Hospital...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Dec 26, 2017

Boy handling firework loses hand

A TEENAGE boy has lost his hand after playing with fireworks at his home in Jaén, Andalucía. The 13-year-old was about to light a rocket on Christmas Day at 00.20 – given that in Spain, the main festive celebrations...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Dec 25, 2017

Family hurt in Christmas Eve lift crash

FOUR people have been injured after a lift fell down in an apartment block in Madrid. Firefighters rescued a married couple and their two daughters when the shaft, then on the fourth storey of the Travesía de Conde...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Dec 24, 2017

Driver who filmed himself at 272km/h caught via Instagram

A MOTORIST who filmed himself whilst driving at 272 kilometres per hour (169mph) and uploaded the video onto Instagram has been identified and arrested. Guardia Civil traffic police in the centre-northern province of...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Seven stuck on Valencia fairground ride

A BREAKDOWN at a fairground in Valencia left seven people trapped for over an hour at 60 metres (195 feet) up at the weekend, reports released last night (Tuesday) say. The ride known as the 'Giant Maxx', a type...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Dec 15, 2017

Man reports himself to police for hitting his girlfriend

A 19-YEAR-OLD Galicia man has reported himself to the police for hitting his wife. Local Police in Vigo (Pontevedra province) have placed the youth under arrest after he turned up at the station at 23.30 last night...

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