Tag archive for ‘Crime’
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
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Tourists report armed robbery outside Cozumel ATM

COZUMEL, Q. Roo — On Wednesday Nov. 29, Municipal Police officers responded to an armed robbery outside a Santander ATM, located on 10th avenue on the corner with 3 South Street in Cozumel. The victims of More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
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28 Cancun cops being investigated for crime links

CANCUN — More than two dozen Cancun police officers are under investigation for possibly playing a role in organized crime, reports riviera-maya-news.com. Approximately 28 members of the Municipal Secretariat More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Police arrest five men armed with AR-15 rifles in Cancun

CANCUN — Five heavily armed men, who are allegedly members of a local organized crime group, were arrested by police connected with Quintana Roo’s Attorney General’s Office (Fiscalía General del More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Alleged ATM thieves offer restitution in exchange for release from detention

If Banco Santander accepts the agreement, the five alleged thieves would be released from jail… MERIDA — In a hearing held on Thursday November 30 at the Oral Justice Center in Merida (CJOM), there was More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Despite their 15 lawyers, ATM gang suspects will remain in jail

The hearing held last weekend revealed that the amount of stolen cash reportedly reached almost one million pesos… MERIDA – As reported previously here on TYT, the five alleged ATM thieves still await the More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Beware of lost-pet scams

In Yucatan, the Prosecutor’s Office has detected several attempted telephone frauds towards owners of lost animals…. MERIDA – Revealing personal data when publicizing a lost pet could unleash telephone More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Merida ATM gang suspects hire 15 defense lawyers

The stolen ATM reportedly contained more than $867,000 pesos, but the police recovered only $132,000 pesos… MERIDA – The second judge of control Luis Mugarte Guerrero charged the five individuals who allegedly More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Crime crisis: 2017 to be Mexico’s deadliest year on record

MEXICO CITY — There were more murders in October in Mexico than in any month over at least 20 years, according to official data, in the latest grim milestone in 2017, a year on course to register the highest More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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Citizen police try to help keep Merida one of Mexico’s safest cities

MERIDA — Mérida is one of the safest cities in Mexico, according to official crime figures, and residents of the Yucatán capital are determined to keep it that way.  The number of neighborhood police committees More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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ATM gang suspects busted in Merida

Inside the suspected thieves’ cars, police found pieces of the ATMs they allegedly had carted off, as well the stolen cash… MERIDA — Five individuals from different parts of the country were detained More...