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Three men arrested after San Pedro Gas Station robbery Print E-mail
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Thursday, 24 May 2018 00:00

On Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 7:15 p.m., police responded to a robbery in progress at the Caribena Fuels Gas Station at the corner of Blake Street and Sea Grape Drive in San Pedro Town. Upon arrival, police set chase behind two male persons and eventually caught up to them in nearby bushes.

Initial investigation revealed that Adolfo Victor Gongora Jr., a 33-year-old Belizean pump attendant of a San Pedro address, and his co-worker, Jonathan Reyes, were working when two male persons approached them. Gongora was held with a knife to his throat by one of the men who stole a black waist bag that contained monies from the day’s sale. The culprits also stole Reyes’s waist bag which also contained monies from the day’s sale.

The culprits stole $900.00 from Reyes and $1,000 from Gongora all to a total of $1,900.

On May 20, 2018, police formally arrested and charged Zimmer Joel Perez, Arrie Kareem Gentle, and Jair Vincent Brown for 2 counts of robbery while Perez was additionally charged for the crime of wounding.