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Crime/Incidents news and information for Spain

Crime/Incidents Mon, Nov 10, 2003

Fatal car accident

3 young people died and 2 others were seriously injured in an accident last night near Mieres. The Seat Leon they were travelling in veered off a road bridge and onto the A66 motorway below.

Crime/Incidents Mon, Nov 10, 2003

Bus crash

20 workers were slightly injured this morning when the bus they were travelling on, overturned on the N-232 near Alagón.

Crime/Incidents Mon, Nov 10, 2003

Businessman missing

The family of Francisco Fernández Alvarez, the 27 year old businessman who was last seen at lunchtime last Friday in Cordoba, where he had a business meeting, have been waiting outside Cordoba police station since...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Nov 10, 2003

King´s friend fails to show up

Tony King´s lawyer, Adrián Broncano, outside Fuengirola court today where the case of the murder of Rocio Wanninkhof is being tried. Today, a friend of King´s, Robert Graham, failed to turn up to give evidence,...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Nov 9, 2003

2 held in bin body murder

The police have detained a man, 44, and a woman, 28, to help them with their enquiries after a man´s dismembered body was found last week in Malaga. A head and a body were found inside a suitcase which had been dumped...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Nov 9, 2003

Murdered police wife laid to rest

The mortal remains of a 45 year old woman shot to death by her policeman husband were laid to rest yesterday in the Los Barrios cementery. The funeral was attended by a large number of friends, family and neighbours....

Crime/Incidents Fri, Nov 7, 2003

Butane gas bottle explodes

A butane gas bottle exploded this morning in Xunqueira de Ambía (Ourense) causing severe damage to the rented home of a man who was seriously injured injured with 2nd degree burns on 65% of his body.

Crime/Incidents Fri, Nov 7, 2003

5 minute silent anti-violence protest

A 5 minute silence was observed in all Barcelona education centres today to protest against violent street crime after the murder of the young Colombian, Ronny Tapias, last Tuesday on his way home from school. Ronny´s...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Nov 7, 2003

Mayor impressed with British ‘Neighbourhood Watch’

The neighbourhood watch scheme in Torrevieja has proved so successful that other towns are now in touch including Pilar de la Horadada, which has set
up its own scheme. Torrevieja’s mayor Pedro Hernández Mateo...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Nov 7, 2003

Shots fired in Calpe car chase

Police officers shot at a car in Calpe after two men tried to run down a Guardia Civil officer at the BP garage on the N-332 last Saturday.
The alleged assault took place when police requested the papers of two men...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Nov 7, 2003

Local Police statistics

Statistics compiled by Torrevieja town hall have shown over 250 abandoned vehicles were recovered by the Local Police between January and August this year. This high figure is partly attributable to the success of the...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Nov 6, 2003

Martín in favour of repatriation

Adán Martín, President of the Regional government of the Canaries, declared yesterday that repatriation is the solution to the problem of illegal immigrants under the age of 16. He believes the primary objective in...