OFFICERS from the Guardia Civil have arrested two residents of Garrucha for stealing from eight properties in the town.
SRL, aged 24, and SGC, aged 26, have been apprehended on suspicion of robberies from eight properties. Seven of the properties were second homes and the thieves got away with jewellery and electrical appliances.
The officers conducted an inspection of the properties and were able to establish a common modus operandi. Enquiries and further investigations led the officers to the two men, both known to have a number of previous arrests.
SRL had a history of crimes against traffic safety and robbery while SGC had a history of arrests for traffic safety.
The men, along with the investigation details, have been passed to court for processing.