Cartagena, Colombia: Two Detained in crimes against tourists

Posted on July 7, 2017 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime

Captured thieves who had whipped tourists from Baru, Bolivar (Machine Translated)
In operatives deployed in Tierra Bomba and neighboring corregimientos, two suspected criminals of several criminal actions that have affected tourist establishments and visitors, were captured by units of the Metropolitan Police of Cartagena.

In an operation of persecution deployed between the sectors La Cantera and La Loma del Cuervo, jurisdiction of the corregimiento of Tierra Bomba, members of the Metropolitan Police of Cartagena captured in flagrante to two individuals of 26 years, who minutes before would have deprived a citizen of A Bóxer motorcycle, black, of plates MUJ 98D, intimidating it with a sharpshooter, when the motorcyclist was mobilized between Bocachica and Barú.

These suspected criminals were identified as Juan Luis Blanco Cervantes and Wilson Javier Morales Ramírez , would have participated in possible criminal acts in the tourist area between the insults corregimientos Barú, Bocachica, Caño del Oro, Isla Fuerte and Tierra Bomba, which have affected National and foreign tourists, who enjoy the beaches and public establishments of the area.

Those captured, known as “Wilson” and “Tollo” , who were seized a short gun, were transported by boat from Baru to the Pier de la Bodeguita, and then transferred to the facilities of the Bolivar Sectional Prosecutor , For the crimes of theft, pending the preliminary hearings before a Judge of Control of Guarantees.

In the course of 2017, the operational actions deployed by members of the Metropolitan Police of Cartagena have allowed the recovery of 107 stolen motorcycles, valued at 313 million pesos, capturing 41 people as responsible for this criminal behavior. Read Article


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