Arrests for attempted squatting in Manacor and Palma
Activation of security alarms is proof police can use to make arrests.
Police at a squatter eviction in Palma, Mallorca
Police at a squatter eviction in Cala Major.
Squatting cases in the Balearics fell by 20% in 2022
Criteria for expediting evictions led to a significant increase in court proceedings up to 2021.
Eight members of Palma youth gang "family" arrested in major police operation
Recently, El Caserío 24/7 described themselves as a "family".
Would-be squatters arrested for trying to take over a squat
Arrested for breaking and entering and for threatening behaviour.
The "family" of young Palma squatters with 100 members
Caserío 24/7 was created when a one-time Palma bank branch became a squat.
Police at a bank branch being used as a squat in Palma Mallorca
Police by the squat in Palma.
Anti-squatter door being installed at a one-time bank branch in Palma, Mallorca
Anti-squatter door being installed.
Palma bank squat is finally closed down
Anti-squatter armoured door has been installed.
Arrests after street battle by Palma bank branch squat
The most violent incident yet at the squat.
Bank branch squatter arrested for threatening police with a machete
The squat in Palma has been a regular source of trouble.
Squatter in Palma Mallorca showing ID
A squatter in Palma showing ID prior to an eviction.
Balearics - the highest rate of express squatter eviction cases
There were 170 such legal proceedings in the Balearics last year.
Squatters in a one-time bank branch in Palma, Mallorca
Some of the squatters.
Inside the Palma bank branch squat
The one-time bank branch by the Palma police headquarters has become notorious.
One-time bank branch in Palma Mallorca now occupied by squatters
The old bank branch in Plaça Madrid.
Squatting in former bank branches in Palma is on the increase
The police can't do very much if the squatters are "installed" in premises.
Police pressure drives squatters out of bank branch
But there are other one-time bank branches in the city that attract squatters.
National Police in Palma, Mallorca take action at a squat.
National Police at the bank branch squat.