A MAN aged 47 was held by National Police in Marbella after chasing another with a knife, with the alleged intention of attacking him in a dispute over a stolen mobile phone.
A 40-YEAR-OLD man sought by the Argentinean authorities in a counterfeiting case, for which he faces six years in jail, was held by police in Malaga.
TWO youths, both 17, were caught by Local Police setting fire to a motorbike in Malaga and reported. Thanks to the rapid intervention of the police, the motorbike was not seriously damaged.
TWO people were arrested after they were found to be carrying more than 21 kilos of hashish in their vehicle. They also had €2,000 in cash and seven mobile phones, Malaga Guardia Civil claim.
TEN tonnes of olives were stolen from three properties in Malaga province in just two days, the Young Farmers’ Association reports. It is demanding that police increase surveillance in rural areas.
MALAGA Anti-corruption Prosecutor is asking for three years in prison for three people accused in the ‘Nilo’ lottery scam. There were 168 people accused in the case, most of them Nigerians.
A MEMBER of the Andalucian Workers Union (SAT) is on trial in Marbella for allegedly scratching a National Police van with a key during the general strike in March last year. The prosecution is asking for fines of €377 for the damage and €500 for insulting the police.