The PSP arrested a man in Tavira yesterday, for theft of a vehicle and refueling it without paying at a gas station.
Officers from the Tavira police station “detected the suspect travelling in a vehicle in the wrong direction down the road”.
The driver, 35 years old, was approached by the police, and it was soon discovered that the vehicle had been stolen in the north of the country. The PSP also found that the man filled up the vehicle at a gas station in the center of the country without paying. The suspect also refused to undergo an alcohol test, all these facts led to his arrest.
The stolen vehicle was seized to be returned to its rightful owner.