Man who looted empty Bedar fire houses caught

Police have arrested a 19 year old Bedar man, J. G. H., on charges of looting two houses whose owners were evacuated from Bedar during the fires. J.G.H. took the opportunity to return to Bedar whilst the evacuation was in force and broke into the two homes in order to plunder them, taking cash, valuables, jewelery, and computer equipment. However, a police officer who had spotted J.G.H. roaming around during the evacuation put two and Continue reading Man who looted empty Bedar fire houses caught

Hungry looters ask police “if Mayor can loot for food, why can’t we?”

A group of twenty unemployed youths broke into a small Coviran in Seville over the weekend, stealing booze and food from the shop. After police arrived and nabbed three of them, their official defense, according to the police statement, was that they assumed it was alright to “steal if you’re hungry” because the Mayor of Marinaleda did so last week and nothing bad has happened to him. Well, quite. Not altogether accurante, as they don’t Continue reading Hungry looters ask police “if Mayor can loot for food, why can’t we?”