By Anna Ellis • 07 August 2022 • 17:26
German fugitive arrested for fraud and forgery in Costa Blanca's Torrevieja. Image: National Police/Twitter
A European arrest warrant (OEDE) from Germany was issued for continued crimes of fraud and falsification of public documents.
Faced with this arrest warrant the Central Court of Instruction in Madrid ordered the national search and capture of the German fugitive, 20 Minutos confirmed on Sunday, August 7.
National Police Officers belonging to the First Group of Organized Crime of the UDYCO of the Provincial Judicial Police Brigade of Alicante established a special device aimed at locating and arresting him.
After investigations were carried out, it was possible to locate the fugitive from justice in a busy street in the Alicante town of Torrevieja, where he was arrested.
The 50-year-old German detainee has been placed at the disposal of the Investigating Court on duty in the same town.
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Originally from Derbyshire, Anna has lived in the middle of nowhere north of Alicante on the Costa Blanca with her family for 19 years. She is passionate about her animal family including four dogs and four horses, musicals and cooking. Anna is a news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in the Costa Blanca South area and Almeria. Share your story with her by emailing email@example.com.
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