| Proceeding to arrest three people as alleged perpetrators of a wave of robberies and possession of narcotics | The action has materialized with the participation of almost fifty members of the Civil Guard and Local Police, led by members of the Citizen Security Unit (USECIC)The Department of Citizen Security of the Caravaca City Council has reported that it is a special operation in which it has been working for several weeks by prior monitoring of a civilian, who has acted simultaneously in three areas of the urban areaThe operation has been carried out as planned, since the detainees are allegedly accused of more than twenty criminal acts and the material corresponds to the majority of thefts reported in recent weeksOne of the detainees is required by the courts for breach of sentenceThe Caravaca City Council appreciates the necessary cooperation between Security Forces and Bodies to fight crime in favor of the general interestA joint operation, led by the Civil Guard with the support of the Local Police of Caravaca de la Cruz, has intervened today in three occupied houses in the urban area, proceeding, for the moment, to the arrest of three people as alleged perpetrators of a wave of robberies in homes and crimes against public health with possession and cultivation of narcotic substances.From the Department of Citizen Security of the Caravaca City Council, the population has been informed that it is a special operation coordinated between the Security Forces and Bodies, which has been working for several weeks and is the result of the investigation and control carried out in recent weeks by plainclothes agents.The action began early this morning with the participation of nearly fifty members of the Civil Guard and the Local Police, led by members of the Citizen Security Unit (USECIC).
The searches have been carried out from early in the morning in three homes located on Santos Olmos, Cantarerías and Aurora streets, with prior judicial authorization.The detainees may be involved in more than twenty criminal acts, including alleged robberies in homes and crimes against public health with possession and cultivation of narcotic substances.
Among the detainees is a citizen required by justice for violation of sentence.The investigation remains open and new arrests are not ruled out.
The report of official results of the operation will be released by official sources of the Civil Guard.The Department of Citizen Security of the Caravaca de la Cruz City Council appreciates the response in this operation and the necessary cooperation between administrations, through the Security Forces and Bodies, as well as the efficiency and professionalism of the agents in these actions in favor of general interest, as happened in the operation of mid-July, in that case, led by the Prevention and Detention (UPR) and Immigration units of the National Police, in coordination by the Local Police, in which Several public venues were searched, among which were gambling halls and nightlife, with six detainees.The mayor, José Francisco García has repeatedly pointed out the priority of the Municipal Government to fight against robberies and also against the occupation of homes, illegalities that have become entrenched over time due to lack of action and laws that stop with greater efficiency and forcefulness these problems.
Despite this, "we use our own resources, while we require the cooperation of the rest of the public administrations, obtaining the indispensable collaboration of the Security Forces and Bodies, who fulfill their duty in an exemplary manner and with the utmost professionalism."In addition to these operations against crime, the mayor has stated in relation to the occupation that "from the Municipal Government we work with results in the time that we are governing with the tools that we have, although they are scarce and insufficient and it is a The problem is getting worse throughout the country, so it is urgent that the Government of Spain implement a Law against occupation, which protects city councils, autonomous communities and especially the citizens themselves, "he said.Just a year ago last September- a Preventive Plan for Housing Occupation was put into place, directed by the Councils of Citizen Security and Urban Planning, together with the Local Police Headquarters, which includes surveillance work in the areas where this has been taking place.
Among the initiatives carried out by the Local Administration, both the Autonomous Community and the Government Delegation were asked to act as quickly as possible in accordance with the established administrative and judicial procedures.
Several houses have already been sealed as a result of these efforts.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Caravaca de la Cruz