Autopsy carried out on Mijas crocodile

An autopsy carried out on the two metre long Nile crocodile found dead near La Mairena in Mijas on April 16th showed that it died as a result of internal bleeding caused by poor digestion of a piece of foam and some stones.

Driver under the influence blames cat for accident

A 37 year old British woman in Mijas has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after hitting two parked cars before flipping her vehicle and ending upside down. She blamed the incident on trying to avoid a cat which she said was crossing the road.

Croc hunt to continue

SEPRONA, the nature wing of the Guardia Civil, has asked for the danger signs and watchtowers to remain in Mijas after a number of experts expressed doubts that the body of the crocodile found on Monday was the one for which they had actually been searching.

Mijas Council wants to stuff rogue crocodile

The lifeless body of the Nile crocodile which has been haunting the lagoons near Mijas for the past couple of months was found on Monday, and now the Council is seeking permission to have it stuffed so it can go on display as a tourist attraction.

Missing British woman found in Mijas

Police in Mijas have located a 31 year old British woman who had been reported missing on March 31st. She was suffering from hypothermia.

New market for Las Lagunas, Mijas

Mijas Council is finalising the administrative procedures for the installation of a new weekly market in El Juncal.

See you later alligator

Seprona officers have been searching areas of the Majada Vieja area of Mijas since February following the reported sighting of a crocodile or alligator in one of the ponds. Now, tracks have been found suggesting the presence of an alligator of 1.8 to 2.00 metres in length and weighing about 70 kilos.

Police officers in court

Five Local Police officers, arrested in Mijas in 2009 and accused of using their official status to engage in drug trafficking, are due in court today, although a legal technicality annulling evidence obtained through, and as a consequence of, wire taps – tracking, statements made by defendants, conversations etc – there is little or nothing remaining of the prosecution case …

Search started after reported sighting of ‘large reptile’

Seprona officers have been search the areas around several ponds between Mijas and Ojén after what they described as a ‘credible’ reported sighting of a two metre long reptile, thought from the description to be an alligator or crocodile.