One of the Albox Mafia arrested – but for drink driving!

You’ll remember that last week the Albox Mayor lodged a criminal complaint against a group of blackmailers, extortioners and general mafiosos in his village, as he claims the local shopkeepers are too scared to speak up. Anyway, one of the two main suspects, a gypsy from the Los Pertolos clan, known as RRT in the press, was arrested over the weekend. For drink driving, no less. They haven’t been able to get this lowlife on Continue reading One of the Albox Mafia arrested – but for drink driving!

Elderly Brit from Cantoria drives 23 KILOMETRES up the wrong way on the motorway

An elderly Brit has been arrested after a police chase 23 km the wrong way up a motorway in Murcia. The 69 year old man, resident in Cantoria, had been visiting friends in Murcia and seems to have gotten confused, getting onto the motorway in the wrong direction. Pictured above being checked by the cops (thanks Ideal.es!) the chap caused the whole Cartagena bound motorway to be closed off whilst the Guardia tried to stop Continue reading Elderly Brit from Cantoria drives 23 KILOMETRES up the wrong way on the motorway

Huercal traffic chief sacked for drink driving (but then given another cushy job)

Whoops. The councillor for traffic and road safety of Huercal de Almería has been dismissed by the Mayor after he was caught drink driving through his own town. He was driving home on St Valentine’s night when a routine combine Guardia and local Police control stopped him for a breath test. According to the testimony of the two officers in court, Adolfo Martin, when asked to provide a breath sample, shouted at the officers “I Continue reading Huercal traffic chief sacked for drink driving (but then given another cushy job)

Extra breath tests for drivers over Christmas

The areas of Almería city, Roquetas del Mar, Mojácar, Vícar, Velez-Rubio & Níjar have been identified as the focal points for the extra breathalyser tests to be carried out over Christmas by the Guardia. Nationwide, the Guardia expect to carry out 15,000 tests a day to identify drunk drivers, and intend to mount spot checks both at night and at midday (to catch the boozy lunch crowd). So as the advert says, don’t drink and Continue reading Extra breath tests for drivers over Christmas