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Feb 5, 2018

Magistrate’s vehicle stolen, set ablaze

The theft and arson of a vehicle belonging to a member of the judiciary is not an everyday occurrence. But over the weekend Magistrate Shanti Morrison reported that her sixty-five-thousand dollar SUV went missing from the street in front of her house in Ladyville. On Saturday morning around four-thirty it was discovered burnt up near the Chetumal Street Bridge, Belize City. Morrison told police that the vehicle was stolen sometime between Friday and Saturday. The vehicle was burnt almost beyond recognition with neither the license plate nor VIN identifiable. 


ASP Alejandro Cowo, O.C., C.I.B., Belize City

ASP Alejandro Cowo

“On Saturday there was a vehicle on fire by Chetumal Bridge. This vehicle was reported stolen by somebody from Ladyville. We cannot exactly tell you if it is the same vehicle because it didn’t have any license plate number and the VIN number was completely destroyed and very difficult for us to track to see if it is the same vehicle that was reported in Ladyville as stolen that is involved in this fire.”

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