Police in San Pedro are working overtime and that is because in the month of December, robberies, burglaries and theft crimes become prevalent. And while the police formation has stepped up its security presence on the streets, a total of 3 persons were targeted and their possessions stolen.
The first case of burglary was reported by 68-year-old Cathy Slattery, American Retiree of San Pablo Area, who reported that on Wednesday December 10th, she left her house located in San Pablo Area, and sometime between 11:45 a.m. and 9:00p.m someone turned off her security cameras by switching off her electricity and burglarized her house.
Stolen from a safe was (3) Credit Cards (2)Check books (1)ATM card (1)Atlantic Bank book (1)Golf Cart insurance paper (1)Golf cart title (1)Wedding Gold Ring Valued $1000.00, $4,000.00 cash, $1,000 U.S currency and other documents being a total of $6,000.00. Police have no leads and their investigation continues.Cops In San Pedro Work Overtime To Keep Up With Burglaries
In another incident, on yesterday’s date at about 12:30 p.m., 51-year-old Kevin Anderson, Canadian retiree of south San Pedro Ambergris Caye visited the Police Station and reported that on Friday, December 5th at about 6:30 a.m. he left his multicolor hammock valued $150.00 hanging at the south east corner of the property - Carib Island Resort. He stated that at 12:00p.m.
On same day he noticed that the hammock was missing. Police have since detained 55-year-old Miguel Ramirez of San Juan Area, San Pedro Town pending charges of Theft.
Thieves in San Pedro also targeted another island resident. The incident occurred yesterday at about 8:15p.m. and according to 27-year-old Marlon Estrada of San Pedro Town, around 5:30 p.m. he along with a young man were on a San Pedro Police motorcycle of which he had been commissioned to fix, heading up the coast to get the part needed to finish repairs on the police motorcycle.CTV3