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Apr 28, 2011

Former cop’s new career as chain snatcher

Michael Diaz

Former police officer, Michael Diaz, appears to have taken up a new career as a chain snatcher. He was dismissed from the Police Department in December, 2010 following a Theft conviction for stealing a gold chain from Eberto Castellanos. As a first time offender, Diaz’ was spared prison time and his penalty was a fine of one thousand dollars, which he paid within two weeks. But when he was arraigned for another Theft today, both the Prosecutor and Magistrate Roberto Ordonez agreed that bail was out of the question. So tonight Diaz is behind bars awaiting his next court appearance on June seventh. The charge is relation to a report made by sixty-seven year old Wilword Banner, who told police that the incident occurred on January twentieth at the corner of Euphrates Avenue and Cemetery Road. Banner says he was putting groceries into his vehicle when Diaz rode by, snatched his six hundred dollar gold chain from his neck and escaped.



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4 Responses for “Former cop’s new career as chain snatcher”

  1. MADDYVANDIJKDEREALISTA says:

    Why was this thief spared prison time, when first time offenders goes to jail for more than five years for stealing bottles.

    Sentence: Cut both his hands off, then send him to prison for life.

  2. Earl Grey says:

    Send HIM to THE SUSTAINABLE REHABILITATION CENTER…..……Prison Farm….
    there he CAN EARN his KEEP and CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIETY at no cost to tax-payers.

    HE can GROW FOOD FOR SCHOOL LUNCHES…. BUILD DESKS AND CHAIRS for schools, etc……..the least HE can do is break rocks 12 hours a day.

    BUILD THE SUSTAINABLE REHABILITATION CENTER TODAY…… for a BETTER TOMORROW.

    The DEVIL finds work for IDLE HANDS…………….SO CAN WE.

  3. Disgusted! says:

    Epitome of the Belize Police Department! I rest my case!!!

  4. Earl Grey says:

    There is a THIN LINE BETWEEN COPS and CROOKS……………….

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