Algarve – Four arrested for residential thefts – €149,000 in cash recovered

The GNR Regional Command of Faro, through the Criminal Investigation Centre of Portimão, arrested on June 14, in an action carried out in several parts of the Algarve, three men and a woman, aged between 30 and 45 years, for thefts from residences.

As part of an investigation into theft in the homes, the Portimão branch of the Faro Department of Criminal Investigation and Action, in an operation conducted in recent days located and detained suspects whilstthey were preparing to leave the country in possession of items from several thefts committed in the last weeks in the Algarve region. The following was seized:

  • €149,000 in cash
  • Various pieces of jewellery;
  • Eight mobile phones;
  • Six watches;
  • Two GPS;
  • Various tools used to perpetrate thefts.

Two other individuals were identified as part of the action.

The detainees are currently present at the Court of Portimão.


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