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Jun 8, 2015

Chopping on Long Bank Road

Roy Joseph

A chopping incident over the weekend left a man hospitalized. Twenty seven year old Rodolfo Perez was chopped multiple times in the Long Bank Road a few miles outside of Dangriga. Officer in Charge in Dangriga told us more.


Supt. Roy Joseph, O.C., Dangriga

“On Sunday, the seventh of June 2015, at approximately two-ten a.m., Dangriga Police received information of a chopping incident in the area of Long Bank on Melinda Farms. Upon police arrival, a Hispanic male was seen suffering from multiple chopped wounds. As a result, eh was transported to the Southern Regional Hospital and thereafter to the K.H.M.H.”


Andrea Polanco

“Has police been able to ascertain what really led to that chopping?”


Supt. Roy Joseph

“No, no we haven’t; not as yet.”


Andrea Polanco

“I would believe then…are you pursuing any suspect, any person of interest in connection with this incident?”


Supt. Roy Joseph

“Well the police has been conducting interviews during the course of this investigation and as to a motive, we haven’t established one as yet.”


Perez is listed in a critical but stable condition. 

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