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Dec 1, 2010

U.S. Fugitive captured in the Old Capital

A US fugitive was captured in Belize today. The details are just coming in but the wanted man was hiding out in the old capital. James Donald Baker, described as being red haired, hazel eyes, weighs one hundred sixty pounds, and is five feet nine inches in height. His US address is 3737 North West Fort Avenue Boca Raton Florida.  He was wanted for vehicular manslaughter in Florida State. According to reports, Detective Arcadio Chun received a tip of the American National’s whereabouts and acted immediately. He verified the information with the US embassy who confirmed he’s a wanted man. Corporal Chun and Detective Leal both conducted a search at an apartment located at the corner of Hopkins Street and Sixth Street this afternoon. He was on house arrest in the U.S. but absconded and made his way to Belize.  Baker did not resist arrest and he is detained at the Queens Street Police Station tonight.  He has been in Belize for one month and he turned sixty-seven on October twentieth. He is expected to be flown out of the country on Wednesday.

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3 Responses for “U.S. Fugitive captured in the Old Capital”

  1. MADDYVANDIJK/DEREALIST says:

    No need to see his photo here, the faster that monster exit Belize the safer it is.
    Good riddance.

  2. rod says:

    why is there no procedure for capturing these fugitives when they arrive at the airport we have more american criminals than ever destroying belize and its people ooo i forgot we have person in charge of national security that knows nothing about whats going on in the country or is money changing hands for letting in all these wanted people from the us.

  3. Proud Belizean says:

    Seems Belize is the favorite hideout! Good job detectives.

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