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Passenger Steals Taxi

By Vivienne Hughes

Francisco José Jiménez has been a taxi driver for 25 years in Vélez-Málaga but this was the first time that he had had one of his taxis stolen. »

Romanian Fugitive Arrested

By Hugh MacArthur

A Romanian man accused of attempted murder was arrested in Motril last month by a special unit that came down from Granada. »

The Friendly Hug Arrest

By Martin Myall

Strange title, but this kind of theft is termed as the Abrazo Cariñoso in Spanish and describes a pickpocket's tactics for getting in close for the kill! »

Romanian Burglars Caught

By Hugh MacArthur

Police Operation Cortijeros resulted in four arrests in connection with 18 break-ins around Nerja, Frigiliana and Torrox. »

Body Found in Recycling Plant

By Vivienne Hughes

The Policía Nacional were called in after the discovery of a mangled body in a cardboard, recycling plant in Granada. »

Romanian Pickpocket Arrested

By Hugh MacArthur

A 19-year-old Romanian girl has been arrested in Almuñécar as the alleged culprit behind three acts of theft. »

Romanian Woman Arrested

By Vivienne Hughes

A Romanian woman has been arrested in Almuñécar, accused of stealing an expensive watch using the 'hug' method, which is a form of pickpocketing. »

Romanian Residents Office

By Hugh MacArthur

Did you know that one of the largest EU-resident populations in Motril is the Rumanian one, which is why the Town Hall opened a special office for them. »


By Hugh MacArthur

A man from Novelda (Alicante) allegedly kept his Romanian ex-partner prisoner for six months in a house without electricity and other prime necessities. »

Teen Cash-Brides Go Missing

By Vivienne Hughes

The police are searching for two teenage girls, who were saved from being married off for cash and placed in care, because they have since run away. »

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