The Guardia Civil recently intercepted a boat three miles off the coastline of Motril, whose occupants were clearly up to no good on their arrival. Firstly, one of the occupants of the boat (which was called Wiwi and flying a Gibraltar flag), was thrown out of the boat into the icy waters followed quickly by an inflatable boat.
The old Guardia Civil post in Cádiar will provide for a museum, whose theme is the Alpujarra, as well as two meeting places; one for ladies and another for pensioners.
A little bit of special Christmas shopping was nipped in the bud, when the Guardia Civil swooped on what has been described as a ‘drugs supermarket.’
Do you remember, years back, when that fishing boat was shipwrecked just of the beach between La Guardia and El Peñón, 20-odd years ago? Well, if you do, you might be surprised to hear that after all this time it is still causing problems.
An internal investigation by the Guardia Civil resulted in the arrest, amongst others, of two G.C. policemen stationed in Almuñécar.
You will all remember the great beach brolly rebellion of 2004, when the Mayor, for the first time, banned unattended beach equipment, under threat of being confiscated.