Sunday, 13 December 2009

Spaniards arrested in joint Guardia Civil and RGP operation

(Gibraltar Chronicle) Royal Gibraltar Police and Guardia Civil officers raced in a joint effort to catch a suspected smuggler at sea on Thursday, it has emerged. As a result of information received, RGP officers arrested Spaniard José Antonio López Lara, 34, of Puente Mayorga, after a chase at sea involving both the RGP Marine Section and Guardia Civil launches. Lopez Lara was arrested for landing in Gibraltar without a valid permit after being stopped at Sir Herbert Miles Road, in the area of Sandy Bay. Police officers recovered six mobile phones, 1 radio transceiver, 1 hand held GPS satnav and 1 satellite phone, all housed in waterproof aquapacs. (Read more in a sneak preview of CampoPulse)

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