Police in San Pedro continue their search for a Belize City man reported missing for over a week now by his mother.

Jorge Aldana reporting….

“There is still no lead into the whereabouts of a Belize City man working on Ambergris Caye. The missing person is 25-year-old Matthew Gonzalez, the eldest son of Violet Jones. Matthew Gonzalez is of Garifuna descent; dark skinned and stands about five feet seven inches in height. He is described as a strapping built person and has a cut under his left eye. In addition he has a gold front tooth and a low haircut. Jones told Love News that a young lady called her on the 11th of January inquiring about Gonzalez. According to Jones the young lady told her that Gonzalez was missing three days prior to calling, that is since 8th of January. Jones said she went in to file a missing person report at the San Pedro and Belize City police department. 10 days after he was last seen by relatives and friends Gonzalez remains a missing person. According to the officer in charge of the San Pedro Police department Superintendent Kenneth Arnold, the police has increased patrols on Ambergris Caye in an effort to locate Gonzalez. In addition flyers have been distributed and a police countrywide lookout is being launched for Gonzalez. His mom Violet Jones said Gonzalez would call her on a regular basis but since being missing she has not heard from him. If anyone knows or has any information about the whereabouts of Matthew Gonzalez you are asked to contact the nearest police station.”