The prisoner was serving a sentence and fires allegedly committed during their outputs prison leave
The Civil Guard in the region of Murcia has developed over the last few months 'CANDELICA' operation, which has led to the arrest of a person of Spanish nationality on suspicion of several arson.
Result of investigations by the Civil Guard have been clarified eight arson committed on housing and forest areas Ulea.
Proceedings were initiated after the Guardia Civil had knowledge of the occurrence of several forest fires on homes and places of the town of Ulea, events which had caused some alarm among citizens.
Initiated research to clarify the claims was found that in the space of six months had been damaged three houses and five forest areas because of the fire.
The first investigation, begun last November, focused on the collection of evidence and proof of claims, which led to the alleged intention of determining the same, as well as the similarities in modus operandi and timing are usually am employed by the alleged perpetrator.
Took advantage of his prison leave to cause fires
The investigation led to the Meritorious up, Ulea neighbor man, who had been serving a prison sentence until September last year, coinciding dates, exits prison leave with an unusually high number of fires.
The Civil Guard, in cooperation with local police Ulea initiated devices discreet surveillance on the suspect during night hours wandering through the town, with the uniqueness of being seen with a lot of newspapers, which was consistent with the evidence obtained by researchers in the visual inspections performed.
The analysis of the information obtained now determined that the detainee agreed to uninhabited houses of the village of Ulea where, after amassing goods and newspapers, caused the fire.
Similarly it did in forest landscapes.
Warrant authorized entry and search of the home of the suspect, several indications have been found allegedly incriminating the now stopped with the reported fires, including the keys to one of the stricken homes.
The result of the operation has resulted in the arrest of a 45 year old Spanish national, on suspicion of arson, in addition to clarifying eight crimes collective security.
The detainee and the proceedings have been delivered to the Court of Instruction No. 2 of Cieza (Murcia).
Source: Ministerio del Interior