On Monday August 4th, at about 11:00 a.m. one Gabriel Villafranco, Belizean Fisherman of San Juan Area, San Pedro Town visited the station and reported to the Police that on Sunday August 3rd at about 10:00 p.m. he docked his boat, a 20 ft Argos Mexican Fiberglass Skiff name “Iliani” and Registration Number SPR-0425 with a white exterior and blue interior which has a 60 Horse Power 2 stroke Yamaha Outboard Engine with serial number 6K5L-1028636 behind Moses Campos Yard on the lagoon in the San Juan Area of San Pedro Town. On Monday August 4th at about 10:00 a.m. he went to check on the boat and realized that it was missing.
The value of the boat is $12,000.00 and the engine value is $12,000.00, all to a total of $24,000.00. Police are investigating.
Police on Ambergris Caye are investigating a report made by a student who claimed that she was raped. The incident allegedly occurred on Saturday August 2nd in the Boca del Rio area of San Pedro Town.
In the presence of her mother, the 15-year-old victim told police on Sunday August 3rd that sometime around 3:30 pm on August 2nd, she left home on her bicycle en route to a store in the Boca Del Rio Area to purchase some items. She explained that while she was about to cross the Sir Barry Bowen Bridge, she met a Hispanic male whom she has known for a month. According to the young girl, she accompanied the male to a dock in the area where he had sexual intercourse with her against her will.
Police are looking for one man as part of the incident.