• RGP seizes 40,000 cigarettes

    RGP seizes 40,000 cigarettes0

    Uniformed officers of the RGP’s Operations Division seized 40,000 cigarettes and a Spanish registered motorcar. Two males were seen by an off-duty officer in the area of Fish Market Road carrying a number of large holdalls suspected to contain cigarettes and placing them in the boot of a Spanish-registered Renault Megan. As uniformed personnel responding

  • RGP crews help mariners in distress

    RGP crews help mariners in distress0

    The RGP marine crews have provided assistance to mariners in distress twice over the past week. At about 5.50pm on Mondaylast week the RGP control room was alerted by a member of the public to a sailing vessel in distress 400m off Coaling Island. On arrival on scene the RGP crew found the vessel partly

  • Police highlight dangers of replica firearms

    Police highlight dangers of replica firearms0

    The Royal Gibraltar Police has people not to brandish or carry toy and replica firearms following the latest in a string of such incidents that ended in armed officers being deployed. Any incident whether of a criminal or security related nature in which a firearm is suspected to be involved is viewed as extremely serious

  • Local man sets sights on Everest

    Local man sets sights on Everest0

    Local police officer Joe Celecia hopes to become the first Gibraltarian to conquer Mount Everest, having successfully completed the 7,000 metre North Col summit. The keen mountaineer has been rock climbing for over 25 years, progressively attempting more daring challenges as he goes. His most recent climb saw him take on the sharp-edged pass carved