Two males have been arrested within the waters of San Pedro del Pinatar whereas they have been driving a high-speed semi-rigid boat, valued at practically 400,000 euros, that was stolen final December within the municipality of Rosas.
The proprietor reported the theft to the Mossos d’Esquadra police, a semi-rigid boat powered by three 350 hp outboard motors, valued at 390,000 euros.
They discovered that it may very well be in Murcia waters, so an operation was established between the Provincial Maritime Providers of Girona and Murcia with the intention of finding it.
The search was ultimately constructive when it was detected crusing throughout Punta de Algas within the municipality of San Pedro del Pinatar, at which level it was intercepted by a Benemérita patrol boat. The civil guards approached her with out giving her time to flee, arresting her two crew members on the spot as alleged perpetrators of the crime of boat theft.
As soon as moved to the Port of Santa Lucía in Cartagena, the Judicial Police carried out their visible inspection, suspecting that, as well as, the vessel may have been stolen for the transport of narcotic substances by sea. The Cynological Service of the Civil Guard then carried out an exhaustive reconnaissance, with canine specialised in drug detection, which noticed the invention of a number of indicators of curiosity for the investigation.
That is precisely the kind of vessel that, because of its energy and velocity, is extremely coveted by gangs devoted to drug and human trafficking between the African continent and the peninsula.
The 2 detainees, aged 25 and 44, respectively, have been made obtainable to the Investigative Court docket of Cartagena (Murcia). The recovered vessel has been returned to its proprietor.