Tag Archives: arrest

San Fernando suspect detained, two more being hunted

The National Police have arrested one of the alleged perpetrators of the home invasion and robbery that took place on Monday morning in the southern district of San Fernando de Maspalomas. Officials continue to investigate the shocking and highly unusual incident to try to locate two others allegedly involved in…

Puerto Rico tragedy of Donna and Jimmy continues to grab headlines

80 year old Jimmy Breaks has been headline news since the death of poor unfortunate Donna Cowley last week some hours after a supposed argument at his apartment.  Pictures emerged yesterday of a powerless and terrified old man pleading to reporters for help as he was forcibly led away from…

Jimmy Breaks appears in court charged with alleged assault on a member of Guardia Cvil, pleads not guilty

Sources close to this tragic incident have informed us that Spanish daily La Provincia, seem to have joined in the chorus of misreporting around this case. We are amending our article to reflect new information received, including key points: – Jimmy Breaks has not at this moment been charged with allegedly assaulting…

British community mourn loss of “lovely lady” after tragedy in Puerto Rico

There has been an outpouring of grief and shock from the community of Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria after the tragic news that a well known British resident, named in the UK press as Donna Cowley, had died after being found covered in blood in an apartment in the well…

47 year old British woman dies after beating in Puerto Rico apartment

The Policia Local and the Guardia Civil in the southern municipality of Mogán yesterday afternoon detained an 80 year-old British resident of Puerto Rico, with the initials JB, for allegedly killing a woman, also of British origin, identified as Donna C. aged 47. The victim died at the Insular Hospital hours after…

Woman detained in Arguineguin for neglecting her children while drunk

UPDATE:  We have been reliably informed by sources close to the case that there are serious errors in this story as reported by Spanish and UK media. From what we understand, the woman was at no time “naked in the streets” and was instead suspected of being drunk in bed,…

Newsbrief: teacher alleged to have behaved sexually towards children detained in the north of Gran Canaria

Guardia civil detained a teacher earlier this month for violating the sexual freedom of several students to whom he taught private classes. The Guardia Civil detained the 25-year-old

Police “neutralise” Las Palmas man with axe 

National Police agents “neutralised” a man on Wednesday May 17th, who was wandering

Ryanair employee caught with €39,000

Guardia Civil at Gran Canaria Airport detained a 20 year old Ryanair employee

Newsbrief: Detained after robbing a 78 year old tourist in Playa del Inglés.

Agents of the Policia Nacional in San Bartolomé de Tirajana detained a 19 year old Irish national, with initials R.M.C.U, suspected of a robbery on a central avenue in Playa del Inglés. Another person was able to restrain him until the arrival of police officers.