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STOP PRESS! Latest fugitives captured in Spain!

The hunt is on for more of Britain's most wanted fugitives believed to be hiding in Spain

We, alongside the National Crime Agency (NCA), are once again seeking Britain's most wanted fugitives.

See all 18 remaining Operation Captura fugitives

As Operation Captura reaches its 10th anniversary, 10 more of the most wanted British fugitives believed to be hiding in Spain’s expat communities have been revealed in a new appeal and have been added to the existing ten fugitives - they are wanted in connection with crimes including murder, child sexual exploitation, drug trafficking, fraud, money-laundering and serious assault.

Have you seen these people? Cash reward offered for information.

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Name: Matthew Sammon
LATEST! NOW CAPTURED! Matthew Sammon was arrested in Spain on Oct 20 2016.
Age: 45 (date of birth 19/11/1970).
From: London.
Description: 5ft 9ins tall, short brown hair, of medium build, speaks with a soft London accent.

Offences: Accused of making indecent photographs of children, and possession of indecent photographs of children.

When a search warrant was executed at Sammon’s Croydon home, several hard drives, computers and USB sticks were seized. Sammon was arrested and interviewed, but after being bailed to attend the police station at a later date, he failed to answer his bail.

On 20 October 2016, he was arrested in Fuengirola, Spain.

 

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Name: Mohammed Jahangir Alam
LATEST! NOW CAPTURED! Mohammed Alam was arrested in Spain on Oct 25 2016.
Age: 32
From: Bangladesh, but last known address was in London (E3)
Height: 5ft 8ins tall

Offences: Convicted of rape

Arrived in the UK on a temporary visa in October 2007. He lived in Bradford before moving to Cheltenham in 2008. During this time he physically and sexually abused one victim. Alam was convicted in March 2010 and sentenced to 14 years in his absence.

On 25 October 2016, he was arrested in Tenerife, Spain.

 

O'Brien

Name: Shane O’Brien
Age: 28 (date of birth 01/03/1988).
From: London.
Description: Slim build, 6 ft tall, grey eyes, short dark brown hair, London accent. Birthmark on centre of face. Tattoo on back: “Shannon 15-04-06”.

Offences: Accused of murder.

In October 2015 O’Brien was in a wine bar in Middlesex with several friends. It is alleged that he approached a man who was with his girlfriend at the bar, removed an item from his coat pocket and plunged it into the man’s neck. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. A £20,000 reward is available for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of O'Brien.

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Jamie Acourt

Name: Jamie Acourt
Age: 40 (date of birth 03/06/1976).
From: South London.
Description: 5ft 8ins tall, slim, athletic build, pale complexion, dark brown hair, brown eyes, sometimes wears glasses.

Offences: Accused of conspiracy to supply cannabis resin.

Acourt is believed to be a principal member of an organised crime group involved in the large-scale supply of cannabis.

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Jonathon Kelly

Name: Jonathon Kelly
Age: 36 (date of birth 13/09/1980).
From: Glasgow - his last known address was in in Drumchapel.
Description: 5 ft 11 ins tall, heavy build, blue/grey eyes, short brown hair, Scottish accent, occasionally has a beard, scars to the left and right side of the face, scar to his arms and on his right hand.

Offences: Wanted on recall to prison to serve remaining sentence of 9 years 10 months for a number of serious assaults.

Kelly is extremely violent and poses a high risk to members of the public. After being convicted of several offences between 2002 and 2010, including various serious assaults, breach of the peace and having a sharply pointed implement in prison, he received sentences in excess of 16 years. In one of the most serious assaults, Kelly stabbed and paralysed his victim using a machete. He was also the subject of a sexual offences prevention order. He was released on licence in September 2013 but failed to adhere to conditions set.

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Steven Carruthers

Name: Steven Carruthers
Age: 43 (date of birth 27/03/1973)
From: Bury in Lancashire but last known address was in Great Langdale, Ambleside.
Description: 5 ft 8 ins tall, white male of medium build with short brown hair/shaved head and blue eyes. Has a northern accent.

Offences: Accused of making indecent photographs of a child contrary to the Protection of Children Act 1978.

After Carruthers was arrested, a computer recovered was analysed and found to contain 5,332 indecent images of children. The most serious of the images showed contact sexual abuse between adults and children. He was interviewed and denied committing any offences. He was given bail to re-attend the police station but failed to answer his bail.

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Sarah Gina Panitzke

Name: Sarah Panitzke
Age: 42 (date of birth 03/03/1974).
From: Fulford, Yorkshire.
Description: 5 ft 7 ins tall, slim build with mousey straight hair and blue eyes. Has a Yorkshire accent.

Offences: Convicted of conspiracy to acquire criminal property.

Panitzke was a senior member of a crime group involved in a VAT fraud, responsible for laundering approximately £1 billion. She controlled the company accounts of many companies remotely via different IP addresses, travelling extensively to further the fraud to places including Dubai, Spain and Andorra. She absconded in May 2013 prior to the end of her trial and was convicted in her absence, receiving a sentence of 8 years.

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Acklom

Name: Mark Acklom
Age: 43 (date of birth 01/06/1973).
From: Lambeth, London.
Description: 5ft 10ins tall, dark brown hair, green eyes, medium build.

Offences: Accused of Fraud by False Representation contrary to Sections 1 & 2 of the Fraud Act 2006.

Acklom allegedly made a number of false representations after starting a romantic relationship with a woman from Bath. The victim stated that Acklom first claimed to work in the banking world in Switzerland and to be very wealthy, before then going on to claim he worked for an intelligence agency. They discussed marriage and Acklom arranged for the victim to live in one of the properties he claimed to own in Bath. Acklom stated he had cashflow problems that were hindering renovation work, and the victim gave him numerous loans totalling £850,000. It later transpired that Acklom did not own the property. The victim never received any of her money back.

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Dominic Mc Inally

Name: Dominic McInally
Age: 25 (date of birth 07/01/1991).
From: Liverpool.
Description: 5ft 10 ins tall, blond hair, proportionate build.

Offences: Accused of conspiracy to supply cocaine.

McInally is the alleged leader of a drug trafficking gang that expected to bank £1.25m every month. Members of the gang travelled to the border of France and Belgium to pick up six kilos of cocaine. The package, secreted in a hidden compartment inside a Seat Leon car, was intercepted by police officers when they swooped on the gang near Crosby. McInally evaded capture. Five members of the gang have received sentences totalling 48 years.

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Mark Quinn

Name: Mark Quinn
Age: 52 (date of birth 04/02/1964).
From: Liverpool.
Description: 5ft 9ins tall, short brown hair, large build.

Offences: Accused of supply of amphetamine.

Quinn is suspected of being involved in an organised crime group concerned in the production, transportation and distribution of amphetamine with a street value of over £11m.

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Mcguffie

Name: Simon McGuffie
Age: 41 (date of birth 01/01/1975).
From: Allerton, Liverpool.
Description: Scarred right arm and distinctive 2ins scar to the right cheek.

Offences: Accused of conspiracy to supply controlled drugs.

McGuffie is suspected of being a member of a Merseyside organised crime group involved in the supply of cocaine, heroin and cannabis across the North West, on an industrial scale.

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John Barton

Name: John Barton
Age: 53
From: Believed to have links to Fuengirola
Height: 5ft 8ins tall

Offences: Drug crimes

Was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in 2003 after being convicted, in his absence, in relation to an offence of conspiring to import a commercial amount of heroin into the UK between 1999 and 2000.

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Fatah Benlaredj

Name: Fatah Benlaredj
Age: 32

Offences: Rape

Wanted for the rape of a 7 year old girl.

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Daniel Bowes

Name: Daniel Bowes
Age: 45

Offences: Believed to have been involved in the importation of cocaine from the Netherlands to the UK.

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Daniel Dugic

Name: Daniel Dugic
Age: 30
Height: 5ft 8ins tall

Offences: Alleged to have been involved in a conspiracy to import 255kg of cocaine into the UK with an estimated street value of £53 million.

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Derek McGraw Ferguson

Name: Derek McGraw Ferguson
Age: 49
From: Glasgow
Height: 5ft 2ins tall

Offences: Murder

Sought in connection with the murder of Thomas Cameron on 28 June 2007 at the Auchinairn Tavern, Bishopbriggs near Glasgow.

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Allan James Foster

Name: Allan James Foster
Age: 37
From: Links to Canary Islands and Majorca
Height: 5ft 8ins tall

Offences: Allegedly murdered David 'Noddy' Rice

The offence took place in the Marsden Bay Car Park, South Shields on 24th May 2006. He is also wanted for two offences of conspiring to supply controlled drugs and also for the theft of a diamond ring.

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Christopher Guest More

Name: Christopher Guest More
Age: 26
From: Links to Spain and Malta
Height: 6ft 0ins tall

Offences: Kidnap and murder charges

Wanted in connection with the murder of a man in Cheshire in June 2003. MORE and a number of accomplices travelled to a remote farmhouse in Cheshire where after their demands for money were refused, they assaulted the five people in the house, beating one so badly that he died at the scene.

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Kevin Thomas Parle

Name: Kevin Thomas Parle
From: Liverpool
Height: 6ft 6ins tall

Offences: Wanted in connection with the murder of 16yr old Liam Kelly in 2004.

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Shahsi Dhar Sahnan

Name: Shahsi Dhar Sahnan
From: Leicestershire
Height: 5ft 8ins tall

Offences: Accused of being involved in the importation of heroin into the UK.

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