A German citizen was arrested after disembarking from the Motril ferry in Melilla with illegal non-lethal weapons in his possession.
The Guardia Civil swooped on a criminal gang, bagging 23 individuals in Melilla, Almería and Motril. The majority (19) were arrested in Melilla, whilst two were arrested in Almería and a further two in Motril.
A man in Melilla managed to smuggle himself into a container that was to be shipped to Spain. He then settled down to a short wait.
The Motril Port police recovered two stolen vehicles during a routine check prior to boarding. The cars had been stolen in France and Italy.
Although the future of the ferry line between Motril and Melilla still hangs in the balance, a new fast-ferry service started just last week.
Whilst Motril fights tooth and nail to retain the ferry service with North Africa, on the other side of the Mediterranean they don’t agree with what Motril has done.
The Policía Nacional in Motril discovered a young man hiding under a bus that had driven off the ferry from Melilla. The 21-year-old man, who was carrying no identity papers, managed to get past the security checks in Melilla port before being discovered by police dogs in Motril, tucked up within the chassis of the…
The latest Plenary Meeting of the Motril Town Council saw the approval of pulling out all the stops to save the Port’s Melilla ferry link.
Motril Port, the poor sister of Málaga and Almería, will not be receiving any subventions from Madrid, whilst the other two will.