French Fugitive Captured In Marbella After Jumping A Roadblock

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French Fugitive Captured In Marbella After Jumping A Roadblock
French Fugitive Captured In Marbella After Jumping A Roadblock. image: policia nacional

French Fugitive With A Warrant Against Him Captured In Marbella After Jumping A Roadblock.

NATIONAL POLICE in Marbella arrested a 30-year-old fugitive wanted in France – who had a European Detention and Surrender Order (OEDE) issued against him –  after he sped through a police roadblock, resulting in a car chase that ended in the Costa del Sol town on Estepona, in the province of Malaga.

The incident occurred in the middle of April when units of the Citizen Attention Group and the Prevention and Reaction Unit had arranged a control of vehicles and narcotic substances in Marbella, and the officers identified a high-powered vehicle approaching at such a speed that it was clear it was not going to stop.

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By conducting an evasive manoeuvre, the driver cleared the police control, while endangering the officers and other road users in the process, thus causing police patrol cars to give chase, and the vehicle was eventually intercepted near Estepona, with the driver arrested for failure to stop, and dangerous driving.

According to a statement, a search of the driver uncovered fake identification documents, he also had no driving licence, and a further check on his identification showed that he had the European Detention and Surrender Order (OEDE) issued by French authorities last November for his activity in drug-related activities in that country, which carried a three-year prison sentence, and he was known to go by five aliases.

The French fugitive has been detained and will appear before a judge in Court No3 in Estepona, as reported by 101tv.es.


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Chris King
Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sang and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.

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