On 8th April in the early hours of the morning the Criminal Investigation Detachment of GNR conducted an operation involving the execution of a search warrant at a residence located in Quarteira.

The operation, which was a culmination of a 3 month investigation, resulted in the arrest of a Portuguese citizen aged 43 years, suspected to be responsible for some 15 burglaries.
The arrested person is considered responsible for burglaries that had occurred in residences mostly in Almancil, Quarteira and Vilamoura, stealing easily saleable items such as televisions, home appliances and also articles on non-precious metal such as taps and copper objects.

The detainee, who also has a criminal record for theft, was presented on 9th April at the Judicial District Court of Loulé. He was on probation from the Regional prison in Olhão.