Burglaries were reported in Cayo, Belmopan and Corozal, with the victims of these incidents, in total, losing over $15,000 in goods and merchandise.
The most recent burglary occurred sometime between 8:00 Saturday morning and 8:00 Sunday morning, March 9, said one of the burglary victims, Harris Patten, 39, a Public Health Inspector of College Road, Corozal Town, who told police that the thief or thieves entered his house in that time period and stole a 32-inch Magnavox flat screen TV valued at $1,800 and a black Sony DVD player valued at $300.
The thieves also stole a gold ring valued at $400, a gold UB graduation ring with a purple stone valued at $450, a white gold rope-design chain valued at $600, a gold necklace valued at $1,800 and $200 cash, all totaling $5,550 in value. Anyone who has information that can assist the police in recovering the items or could lead to the arrest of the thieves is urged to call the Corozal police at 402 – 0022 or the nearest police station, or 0800 – 922- TIPS.
Then, on Monday, Rolando Caballero of Cooma Cairn Street, Belmopan, told police that his house was broken into two times, on Friday and on Monday. When he checked his house on Monday, he found that thieves had stolen electronic items and assorted jewelry, all totaling $4,460 in value, from his house.
Police have begun an investigation, but so far, none of the items have been recovered.
On Monday March 3, Dalwin Lewis, 34, of Camalote, Cayo District, told Belmopan police that a thief or thieves broke into his computer lab, from which they stole a Dell Optiplex CPU 390 core with service tag HX4B6V1, valued at $5,000.
Again, police have launched an investigation into the burglary, but so far it has yielded no results.