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Screen capture of the early Thursday morning raid in Alajulita, show live on the 6:00am television news
Screen capture of the live television broadcast of the early Thursday morning raid in Alajuelita that resulted in the arrest of 8 police officials, suspected to be part of a criminal gang that broke into homes in San Jose and Guanacaste.

QCOSTARICA – Pretending to conduct patrols a group of police officers were part of a gang that broke into homes in Guanacaste and San Jose.

Their loot included flat screen televisions, portable computers and anything else of value they could carry out of the homes.

In a series of early morning raids this Thursday, in 17 different locations in Alajuelita, Desamparados, Guapiles and various points in Guanacaste, the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) detained the (arrested) eight police officials.

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The gang is made up of other members that have yet to be identified. “Among the detained are several officers of the Administrative Police,” confirmed Marisel Rodriguez, head of the OIJ press office.

Security Minister Gustavo Mata said his ministry has cooperated with the OIJ in providing “important evidence to the investigation” and that the eight officers will be dismissed.

“We are ready to fire them, the process is already underway,” said Mata.

Archived photo of police patrolling the streets of downtown San Jose.
Archived photo of police patrolling the streets of downtown San Jose.

Juan José Andrade, chief of the Fuerza Publica (police), said “police must serve with honesty and transparency, we are working with prosecutors and the OIJ.”



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