The nine members of the criminal group have been arrested / investigated as alleged perpetrators of the crimes of robbery with force and theft
So far more than twenty crimes have been clarified
Household records have recovered numerous stolen objects
The Civil Guard of the Region of Murcia, within the framework of the 'CROKY' operation, has broken up a criminal group made up of nine young people, based in Alhama de Murcia and dedicated to committing crimes against property in country houses and chalets.
After the operation, which is framed in the 'Plan against home burglary', investigators have clarified more than twenty theft and theft crimes, not ruling out that those now arrested are behind more crimes.
The actions began last January, when the Civil Guard detected an increase in the commission of burglaries in homes in the outskirts of Alhama de Murcia, which due to its repeated incidence, could have generated a certain social alarm among the population.
The first steps of the operation were carried out in the robbed homes and their surroundings, where exhaustive technical-eye inspections and other efforts were made in order to gather all possible indications on the way of committing the robberies and the people who were they found after these.
The investigations carried out directed the civil guards, specialized in Citizen Security Prevention, towards two groups of young people who, interacting with each other, allegedly committed numerous robberies in a sequential and continuous way in short periods of time.
The criminal group was perfectly organized and with distribution of tasks among its members.
Its main objective was to commit robberies in second homes near the urban area of â€‹â€‹Alhama de Murcia, preferably those that were inside fully fenced farms, had no dogs, lacked alarm and had no close neighbors.
They selected the targets, carefully and discreetly studied all the accesses, as well as the possible escape routes to avoid being stopped.
Having determined the viability of the robbery and having previously made sure that its owners were not inside, the members of the organization responsible for executing it at least three people carried out the robberies using scale and force on doors or windows, They accessed the buildings and completed the events.
Its main objective was to make a profit by selling online or to third parties of all kinds of stolen objects, mainly cash, pieces of jewelry, small appliances, bicycles, clothing and any object that allowed for quick transportation and easy marketing.
As a result of the investigation, the Benemérita located in the municipality of Alhameño the residence of all the members of the criminal group and, afterwards and after a careful analysis of the information obtained, an extensive device of discreet surveillance and posts was established in areas of criminal incidence , which led to the rediscovery of two of the suspects, who were seized from the last two robberies that they had just committed.
Collaboration with the Local Police of Alhama de Murcia
In the arrest of these two young people who had just perpetrated the latest robberies, the Civil Guard had the close collaboration of members of the Alhama de Murcia Local Police.
The Civil Guard has carried out, prior judicial authorization, the entry and search of two buildings in which numerous objects from the crimes committed have been recovered, such as two compressed air carbines, a disabled hunting shotgun, several boxes of lead bullets of the caliber 5.5 and 4.5 mm., a sound system, numerous and varied tools, two mountain bikes, sports equipment, as well as a varied assortment of soft toys.
The development of the operation has allowed the location and investigation of the remaining seven involved and the clarification, so far, of 21 crimes against property, robbery and robbery, not ruling out that the disarticulated criminal group is behind more criminal acts.
The detainees / investigated, the recovered effects and the investigative measures have been made available to the Investigating Court of Totana and the Murcia Juvenile Prosecutor's Office.
Source: Ministerio del Interior