The detainee, a native and resident of Moratalla, has a criminal record for various offenses against persons, against property and against public order
Civil Guard officers in the Murcia region came yesterday to the arrest of an individual native and resident of Moratalla (Murcia) and 44-year-old on suspicion of a crime of wildfire.
According to research, is now under arrest would have intentionally caused two forest fires in the town of Moratalla, on 3 and 16 February 2011, which, finally, thanks to the timely intervention of the mass extinction failed to affect more than several thousand square meters of forest area consists of scrub and riparian vegetation.
The fire on February 16, affected, however, a small area of forest trees.
In addition, the detainee would be suspected of two fires that ravaged, on 7 February at the edge of a road, and on 11 February to agricultural land.
The detainee, who has several criminal record for criminal offenses against persons, against property and against public policy, has today been brought to justice.
The forest arson is punishable under the existing Penal Code by imprisonment from 1 to 5 years, which may be aggravated or mitigated under various circumstances involved in the author or the charges against her.
Source: Ministerio del Interior