The Territorial Command of Leiria, through the Criminal Investigation Center of Caldas da Rainha and the Territorial Post of Bombarral, arrested on 1st February, two men of 20 and 29 years, on suspicion of theft of more than two dozen vehicles in the districts of Leiria, Lisbon, Santarém and Portalegre.

The action, triggered in the course of an investigation into the crime of theft, culminated in the interception of two suspects in the Bombarral county after a new vehicle theft resulting in the vehicle being abandoned and burned out.

After the arrests, two searches were carried out, one domiciliary and one non-domiciliary and the following items were seized:
• Two light vehicles;
• Eight wheels and their tires;
• Four car radios;
• Four subwoofer and three sound amplifiers;
• Two laptops;
• One LCD and one GPS;
• Two sanders;
• An industrial pneumatic hammer;
• A chainsaw;
• A pressure machine;
• A welding machine;
• A compressor and its accessories.

The detainees were constituted defendants and subject to expiration of identity and residence.