Police are investigating a case of rape on Caye Caulker. The report was made by a British female national who was staying at the island. The San Pedro Sun reports that the female told police that on Saturday August ninth, shortly after midnight she and six tourist friends left to San Pedro Town in a skiff driven by Jaime Rosado also known as Captain Pops. According to the tourist, Rosado has taken the group on a tour the day before after which they went to a private island where they has a party and consumed alcoholic beverages.
When they arrived at San Pedro it was around one in the morning but according to the tourist she remained in the skiff along with another male tourist and Rosado as she was not feeling well, while the others went into San Pedro. She adds that her friend then passed out and it was at this time that Rosado assaulted her. She says she struggled with him but he still managed to have sexual intercourse with her against her will.
Reports indicate that she had multiple scratches and bruises on her body and complained of pain in her lower abdomen. She was taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where doctors verified that she had been carnally known. Police arrested thirty year old Jaime Rosado also known as Pops, a Belizean Tour Guide of Travellers Palm Street in Caye Caulker Village and charged him for Rape. He appeared at the Belize City magistrate Court where he was arraigned and granted bail. The complainant was on the island vacationing from her homeland United Kingdom.
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