Local art and bee-hive fencer caught

The Guardia Civil have arrested a 51 year old man from Almería in Torrevieja accused of selling works of art and bee-hives stolen in the province. This industrious little chap had more than a hundred stolen hives which were found in the garden of his home awaiting sale, and the man has been implicated in the theft of more than 400 stolen hives across the east coast of Spain. The man has also been charged Continue reading Local art and bee-hive fencer caught

75,000 plastic crates pinched

Worth €208,000 it seems. They were taken from a company supply depot in Gador and are used to pack fruit in. Two men have now been taken into custody over the matter – one of the blokes used to work for the firm in question, whilst his mate had a huge truck. It seems these big plastic crates can be melted down and reused, so the couple were flogging them to local recyling companies. Police Continue reading 75,000 plastic crates pinched