Tag: Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD)

Search Is On For Ricky Martin After He Goes ‘La Vida Loca’ On His Ex-Boyfriend

SAN JUAN — A judge has issued a restraining order against Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin, police said Saturday. The order was signed Friday, and authorities visited an upscale neighborhood in the north coastal town of Dorado where the singer lives to try to serve the order, police spokesman Axel Valencia told The Associated Press. […]

Search For Missing Indigent Cost Taxpayers $1.2 Million; He Was Working Through ‘Gender Issues’ In Garcia Park

SAN JUAN — The saga of a missing indigent in Puerto Rico has tempers flaring now that it is learned that he was having “gender issues” and that his disappearance was an elaborately-staged hoax he coordinated with his mother.  The intense search by air, sea and land carried out by federal and state authorities for […]

Man Who Smashed Windshield With Baseball Bat Is Shot Dead In Carolina, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN —The Carolina Puerto Rico Prosecutor’s Office is preparing to file charges tomorrow against the man who opened fire and killed another man who cut him off and broke a window of his vehicle with a baseball bat near a high school, the Carolina Criminal Investigation Corps (CIC) said. Captain Edwin Padilla, director of […]

Mother, Father Put Baby In Car Safety Seat On Sidewalk Saying: ‘We Don’t Want To Care For Her Any More’

SAN JUAN —The San Juan Municipal Police arrested a woman this morning who abandoned her three-month-old baby on Lippit Street in Santurce, Puerto Rico. According to preliminary information, at about 1:15 a.m., a call came in reporting that a baby was left abandoned on a sidewalk in her car seat. Municipal police officers immediately responded […]

3 Suspects Extradited From U.S. Mainland To Face Charges In 2012 Killing Of ‘Macho’ Camacho

SAN JUAN — The men who allegedly murdered Hector “Macho” Camacho in 2012 will finally face trial. Three suspects were extradited from the U.S. mainland to Puerto Rico, where the former world champion was killed, DailyMail.com reported. They appeared in court today. A television station in Puerto Rican identified two of the men at Jesus […]

Coast Guard Calls Off Search For Missing Chicago Snorkeler After 4 Days

SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard suspended a four-day search for a missing snorkeler Saturday evening, pending further developments, in waters extending from Vieques to the main island of Puerto Rico. Still missing is Joanna Rebis, 38, from Chicago, Illinois; last seen at 1 p.m. Wednesday on the “Punta Arenas” shoreline in Vieques, Puerto Rico.  “Unfortunately […]

Man Who Shot Dog Dead For Interrupting Golf Game, Claims It Was Self-Defense

SAN JUAN — Police in Puerto Rico have arrested a businessman for allegedly shooting a dog who stole his golf ball while he was golfing at a luxury resort. Salil A. Zaveri, 60, is facing animal cruelty and firearm charges in connection with the shooting of the mixed breed stray at the Wyndham Grand Rio […]

LONG ARM OF THE LAW: Detectives Find Profit Man Hiding In Puerto Rico To Try To Avoid Attempted Murder Charges: VIPD

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested on attempted murder charges after he allegedly fired gunshots at a person in Clifton Hill nearly three months ago then fled the territory to avoid prosecution, authorities said. Hezekiah E. Thompson, 18, of Estate Profit, was arrested at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday and charged with first-degree attempted murder, […]

American Tourist Killed In Puerto Rico After No-Photo Warning

SAN JUAN — The burned body of a 24-year-old tourist from Delaware was identified on Tuesday, three days after he and a friend were attacked following a drug purchase in a seaside San Juan district popular with visitors, Puerto Rico police said. Police Commissioner Antonio López Figueroa said Tariq Quadir Loat and a friend had […]

Former St. Croix Kayaker Accused Of Domestic Violence In Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN — A former St. Croix resident is accused of domestic violence in Puerto Rico after an alleged incident last summer, authorities said. Craig Herbert Scott has been out on bail in Puerto Rico since July 24, 2020 in case #202010002874 of the Criminal Superior Court in Aguadilla, court records indicate. The alleged victim […]