A Romanian citizen with a criminal record in Spain, France and Monaco was detained on Wednesday, November 9, by the Giurgiulesti-Galati Border Police officers. Monaco had previously issued an arrest warrant against him for attempted theft.
The press service of the Border Police said that they identified a Romanian citizen, aged 25, residing in the city of Galati, in the Moldavia region in eastern Romania, who was internationally wanted. The guards found that he was listed in the Interpol database for several crimes. He was subsequently found to have criminal records for thefts in France and Spain, as well as the outstanding arrest warrant in Monaco.
According to sources within the Border Police, the Romanian citizen had been recently released from a prison in France.
The Romanian citizen was arrested and placed in remand. Subsequently, the court will establish the day of his extradition to Monaco.