- Noticias de Murcia

Broken up a gang engaged in retail theft


are responsible for an attempted robbery and another theft accomplished

Made use of urban drainage grates to fracture the moons of the establishments

The Guardia Civil in the Region of Murcia, in the framework of "Operation CARRACLACA" developed over the past months, has dismantled a criminal group of Romanian specialist tobacconists theft.

The investigation began last October when the local police agents surprised Totana three people at the time they were about to commit a robbery at a newsagent in the center of the town of Totana.

The agents were able to abort the commission of the robbery, identifying and intervening authors purpose vehicle and willing to commit the robbery.

The robbers, who had specialized in this type of crime, they used urban drainage grates to fracture the moons of the establishments.

Local police made available to the Guardia Civil actions Murcia, starting the Civil Guard agents to research that has culminated in the arrest of the three authors of the robbery attempt, finding out that these same people were responsible for another robbery at the same establishment in July 2011, in which stole snuff and other effects in the amount of fifty-two thousand euros (52,000 €).

As a result of close collaboration with local police Totana Civil Guard was able to identify and arrest members of this criminal group specialized in the theft of tobacconists.


The detainees, all of Romanian nationality, have 27 years of age, 33, and 23 years respectively.

The detainees and seized property have been made available to the Court of Instruction No. 2 of Totana.

Broken up a gang engaged in retail theft, Foto 1

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