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Nov 1, 2021

Dangriga Town Council Employee Arrested for Stolen Fuel

A driver at the Dangriga Town Council is facing jail time after being caught stealing diesel fuel from the Council. The Financial Department at the Council reportedly caught on to the driver’s actions.  Police told us that when they went to detain him they found fifteen gallons of diesel in his possession.


ASP Fitzroy Yearwood

ASP Fitzroy Yearwood, Communications Director, Belize Police Department

“He was formally arrested and charged for the crime of theft. I know that on Sunday, Ms. Tanya Arzu, Financial Officer at the Finance Department of the Town Council, made a report that a total of nine and a half gallons of diesel valued at a hundred dollars and four cents, Belize currency, was recovered, by police and is the property of Dangriga Town Council. Police detained Mr. Lloyd Arzu on Sunday. And, he was also found with fifteen gallons more that was retrieved from him and transported to the station, along with him. Investigators did their investigation and he was formally arrested and charged for theft.”

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