The court of instruction number five of A Coruña has ordered the imprisonment of one of the detainees as suspected members of a gang dedicated to stealing in dwellings, from the regions of A Coruña and Ferrol. The other two have been released but with charges. The Civil Guard continues research to clarify the whole of the hundred of thefts committed in the last seven months. Operation Popcorn, known in the last few hours, has allowed to clarify the circumstances of 14 of them. Three men have been arrested, two natural Oleiros and one of Ares, in this device. Stored the effects stolen at a store become akin to a “bazaar”.
The objects stolen have been exposed in the Barracks of the Civil Guard of Lonzas, where should be directed the people who have denounced the theft to your recovery.
One of the detainees, 48-year-old, piling up 87 prior arrests. The other two are young. According to the investigation, also allegedly involved in the theft of copper in industrial estates and even in the railway. Thefts that are attributed to this band were made in flats, villas and warehouses, especially of Sada and Betanzos, although there are other locations of the regions of la coruña and ferrol affected. The thieves entered the homes late in the evening after forcing doors or windows.