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.
He reported that at around 6:00p.m. While attempting to fix a flat tire on another motorcycle both men were attacked by a young man of Hispanic descent known to him as “Efrain”.
Estrada was reportedly punched to the face, and grazed with a machete to the upper left side of the face by Efrain. He also stated that his I-Phone valued at $1000.00 and his Samsung cell phone valued at $60.00 were both taken from him by Mr. Efrain.
In order to escape further harm he reportedly ran away leaving behind the San Pedro Police motorcycle with the key still in the ignition. Police investigations continue.