Police in Vitória, Brazil, Arrest Gang Connected to Truck Robberies

Posted on April 5, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity

On April 5, 2013, Folha Vitória reported that police arrested members of a local gang suspected of a string of truck robberies in Vitória, capital of the state of Espírito Santo. Among the trio, fifty year-old Sebastião Francisco Bacelar is a repeat offender and well known by the police. He presented false documents to the police during the encounter last night, something he has done in the past as well.  They were caught after making a robbery. According to police spokesman André Cunha, the men were obsessed with stealing trucks with diesel engines.  Read Article

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