On 17th January 2014 the PSP Police Portimão arrested a 20-year-old native of Portimão, wanted in connection with several thefts inside residences and from cars. After executing search warrants issued by the judicial authorities, about 75 doses of hashish and several pieces of gold and silver jewellery were seized.

Investigations are continuing to establish the connection, if any, between the arrested person and other thefts which have taken place in the area.