Couple arrested in Croatia over €1.6m wine heist

A man and woman carried out the ‘meticulously planned’ theft at the Atrio hotel and restaurant in western Spain back in October. They made off with a bottle of 1806 Château D’Yquem and a large haul of Domaine de la Romanée Conti after breaking into Atrio’s famous cellar. That sparked a nine-month international manhunt. Police in Spain teamed up with Interpol and Europol, plus authorities in Romania and the Netherlands, to track a pair of suspects down. They eventually swooped on a 29-year-old Mexican woman and her Romanian-dutch accomplice in Croatia this week. Spain’s Policía Nacional said the couple visited the restaurant three times to scope it out before carrying out the theft. The woman, described by El Pais as ‘a former beauty queen’, checked into Atrio [...] Voir l'article complet sur Decanter

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