Tag Archives: policia nacional

Newsbrief: Gang of eleven caught distributing hashish throughout Canaries

Policia Nacional this month dismantled an organisation of drug traffickers who were discovered to be distributing narcotics between Gran Canaria and Tenerife, camouflaged among legal merchandise that they sent using courier companies, in an operation which saw 250 kilos of hashish

False claims alarm Canary Island hoteliers

British tourist scams, encouraged by unscrupulous lawyers, making false claims of food poisoning

Hoteliers say they will not pay false claims

Spanish hoteliers say they are not willing to compensate blackmail.  CEHAT 

Fake sportswear at Maspalomas market

Agents from the Policia Nacional detained eleven people, nine men and two women

Newsbrief : Pasito Blanco party boat DJ detained with drugs.

Policia Nacional detained two 40 year old men a couple of weeks back for allegedly planning to distribute narcotic substances onboard a recreational boat intended for parties out at sea and one of them is said to have been the DJ responsible for playing the music.  Identified with initials S.G.M. and…

Police “neutralise” Las Palmas man with axe 

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

Newsbrief: Irish national detained for large quantity of drugs during pride event

Policia Nacional have detained a 28 year old, of Irish nationality and with initials C.D, as alleged perpetrator of a crime against public health having discovered 25 cubic centimeters of liquid ecstasy, crystal meth and cocaine all hidden in his underwear during the pride event in San Bartolomé de Tirajana.

Newsbrief: Detained for up to seven burglaries around the south of Gran Canaria

Policia Nacional in San Bartolomé de Tirajana have detained a 36-year-old Cameroonian national, with 67 previous police records, for allegedly having committed seven burglaries from apartments and bungalows in the south of Gran Canaria. The robberies occurred over the last four months

The Guardia Civil hunt brazen bank robber

The Guardia Civil are looking for a man who committed armed robbery at a bank

Two migrants jump into sea from patera

Salvamento Marítimo intercepted a patera (open boat) Wednesday off the Punta de Maspalomas

Tragic death of a young woman in Telde

Last Friday, March 31, 34-year-old Ayoze Gil, reportedly went to his mother’s house

Newsbrief: Very precious luggage forgotten in airport elevator

Policia Nacional in the south of Gran Canaria have located a suitcase containing jewellery inside, valued at more than €100,000 that appears to have been lost on arrival to the island by its owner, a foreign tourist. The search for the missing bag was triggered following a report from a foreign couple

Police close net on Rolex Smash & Grab

National Police continue to investigate the circumstances around the armed robbery in Meloneras

Fraudsters swindled over €400,000 from Gran Canaria tourists

Policia Nacional have announced that they have dismantled an organisation 

Million-Euro Rolex robbery in the South

Two gunmen robbed a well known jewelry store in the heart of Maspalomas

A Carnival Tragedy in Las Palmas

22 year old Jhonatan Orozco Calderón, originally from Columbia, died on Monday, March 6,

Policia Nacional detain seven pickpockets

Policia Nacional last week detained six men and one woman, all of Romanian nationality

CCTV & WIFI in Parque Sur Maspalomas

The Town Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has announced works are beginning 

Sexually exploited young Nigerians saved

Policia Nacional say they have dismantled an international criminal organisation

30 minute police chase ends in shots fired

National Police arrested a man of about 30 years of age, on Sunday, after a 30 minute chase

Moroccan suspect detained in Las Palmas

Policia Nacional have arrested a 33-year-old Moroccan who it is thought may have been intending

Newsbrief: Irishman with outstanding warrants arrested in Maspalomas area

A man of Irish nationality has been arrested in the tourist town of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, on the south of Gran Canaria, when he was found during a police security check to have three outstanding warrants, issued from separate courts on the island, according to the National Police.

Newsbrief: 11 arrested, 49 kg of cocaine and 20 kg of hashish seized, in the Canary Islands.

Eleven people have been arrested as part of ‘Operation Scipio’, report Policia Nacional, who say they have dismantled an organization dedicated to drug trafficking in the Canary Islands.

Companies breaking employment laws

Policia Nacional, in collaboration with the Provincial inspectorate of Labour and Social Security

Drugbust finds guns and 43 kilos of cocaine

Policia Nacional say they have dismantled a criminal organization on Gran Canaria 

Stolen Siberian Husky puppies found

Eight puppies stolen last Saturday from the El Batan neighbourhood have been found

Newsbrief: Couple detained for forced entry to a house they owned but rented out

Policia Nacional in Telde have detained a 59 year old man and 64 year old woman, suspected of forcing their way into a home they had rented out to tenants. The detainees, and owners of the house, are alleged to have entered the house without consent, pushing one of the tenants

Police clarify details of local man’s murder

Policía Nacional have clarified a number of details in the murder of a local businessman