Paul Mahung reporting...
“Two horses are reported stolen from San Jose Village in the Toledo Village. A family member of the owner of the two missing horses Emma Chub told Love News in Toledo that it is strongly believed that the two horses were stolen by Guatemalan xateros who came within the village perimeters to steal the horses by night. Punta Gorda police were informed of the incident by the family and police had since visited San Jose to conduct investigation as explained by Senior Superintendent of Police Robert Mariano.
Senior Superintendant Robert Mariano – Officer in Charge
“The Punta Gorda has received a report that two horses were stolen from San Jose Village in Toledo District. As a result Police from Punta Gorda Town left to conduct investigations at San Jose Village where investigations revealed that two horses were stolen from the village and taken to Guatemala sometime during the course of night of Friday and Saturday morning.”
Chub also commented that it is not the first time horses have been stolen by Guatemalan xateros from owners in San Jose Village. Related to other criminal offences in Toledo, Senior Superintendent Mariano also commented on arrests made in connection with a recent armed robbery in Punta Gorda.
Senior Superintendent Robert Mariano – Officer in Charge
“On 14th December we received a report of an armed robbery that occurred at a Bar in Punta Gorda Town. The Police conducted an intensive investigation into that complaint where the Police arrested one Ivan Ramclam and a 16-year-old minor and we have recovered one of the cell phones that was stolen in that robbery.”