The Civil Guard detains a false health officer who was visiting the municipality of Los Nietos-Cartagena to diagnose Coronavirus infections
The detainee is allegedly responsible for the crimes of professional intrusion and serious disobedience to an agent of the authority.
She came to the homes with a white coat, a stethoscope, an infrared thermometer, gloves and a mask.
He was posing as a nurse although he lacked the necessary official qualification
The Civil Guard of the Region of Murcia, in collaboration with the 1-1-2 Emergency Center of the Region of Murcia, has carried out an investigation to identify and locate a false nurse in the Cartagena district of Los Nietos, which has culminated with the arrest of a woman, 33 years old and a resident of the aforementioned municipality, as alleged for the crimes of professional intrusion and serious disobedience to an agent of the authority.
This person came to request the activation of the health emergency protocol by Coronavirus, which caused intrusions in the Emergency Center of the Region of Murcia that damaged the detection of possible real cases and generated great social alarm.
From that moment, the Civil Guard was gathering evidence until they found out that the suspect was working in homes in the Los Nietos district of Cartagena, to which she was moving, claiming to be a nurse, dressed in a white coat, a stethoscope, an infrared thermometer, gloves and a mask for, supposedly diagnose neighbors of Coronavirus infection.
Due to the State of Alarm decreed by the Government that requires home confinement from the citizens, some of the neighbors lent themselves to such practices, believing that it was home care provided by public health.
Recently, the investigation has ended when the agents have located her on a street in the aforementioned municipality, alleging that she was trying to help the residents of her town, showing herself elusive and trying to avoid her identification repeatedly and angrily, disobeying the requirements of the civil guards.
The police intervention has culminated in her arrest as the alleged author of the crimes of professional intrusion and serious disobedience to law enforcement officers.
The arrested woman – 33 years old, a Spanish national and a neighbor of Los Nietos-Cartagena -, together with the investigative procedures, has been placed at the disposal of the Investigating Court of Cartagena.
For more information, you can contact the Peripheral Communication Office of the Murcia Command at 618 00 72 49.