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Inquiry into rape claim in Playa Paraiso

Posted by dolly diver on June 10, 2008
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The Guardia Civil are questioning a 39-year-old man in connection with the rape of a teenage Irish tourist.

Police said a man befriended the 16 year old in a bar in the resort of Playa Paraiso, on 3 June, where she was staying on holiday with her family.

He invited her back to an apartment where, she claimed, she was kept for several hours against her will and raped.

Afterwards, she reported the incident to the local Civil Guard station

 On the 21st  May the Policiá Local were given practical and theoretical training on the correct use of Alcohol meters. The Guardia Civil trafic police from Santa Cruz gave the talk.
So be wary!

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Burglar caught red handed in Los Gigantes

Posted by dolly diver on May 8, 2008
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On the night of May 6th the Local Police received a call from a person reporting movement inside commercial premises in Los Gigantes.

On investigation the police discovered a burglary in progress, the thief was a Romanian aged 23yrs who had gained access to the premises by forcing the door.

The youth was arrested and detained at the Guardia Civil in San Juan for a court hearing.

On further investigations it was discovered the accused has prior convictions in Castellón as well as a warrant for his arrest in Teruel, Spain.

Drowned victim identified.

Posted by dolly diver on March 26, 2008
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The body found floating off the beach at Fañabe last Friday has been identified by Guardia Civil forensic experts as a 29-year-old Lithuanian identified only as Robertas J. who does not have appear to be a resident of Tenerife.

The floating body was found by the Pico Teide sea rescue vessel during an unrelated search for two divers who failed to surface from a dive at Palm Mar near Punta Rasca last Thursday.

The body was identified from fingerprints and shows no signs of foul play.