Tuesday 15 June 2021

Three foreigners hiding out in Costa Rica nabbed by police

An American and two Salvadorans in the country illegally were detained on Friday by the Policía de Fronteras (Border Police) and Immigration.

An American wanted in Florida and Virginia, hiding out in Costa Rica, was banned by the Policía de Fronteras (Border Police) in Puerto Jimenez, in the southern zone, is now in the hands of immigration officials. Photo: Ministerio de Seguridad Pública (MSP).

The first detained was a U.S. citizen named Mohns, 38, in Puerto Jiménez de Golfito. Mohns was arrested during at a police post on kilometer 35 of the Interamericana Sur. The American had two ‘active’ international arrest warrants issued last year.

- Advertisement -

The first from the state of Florida for aggravated assault and attempted robbery, the second from the state of Virginia for drug possession. In addition to the warrants, the Ministerio de Seguridad Publica (MSP) said the American had a long criminal history.

On the other side of the country, in the Caribbean city of Limon, the immigration police arrested two brothers from El Salvador on Friday afternoon.

Two brothers, wanted in their native El Salvador, suspected of being gang members, were nabbed by immigration police in Limon

The two brothers, 22 and 23 years of age, with the surnames Puquirre Calzada, were in the country illegally. They were wanted by Salvadoran authorities, as possible gang militants.

- Advertisement -

Daguer Hernández, interim director the Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME) – immigration service – said that the arrest is due to the excellent work of the police controls carried out by the officers of the immigration police.

The three fugitives now face deportation from Costa Rica.

- Advertisement -

FACT CHECK:
We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Six years in prison for man for smuggling in foreigners during coronavirus pandemic

The San Carlos Flagrancy Court sentenced a trucker to six years...

Two foreigners in immigration holding test positive for COVID-19

Immigration and the Ministry of Health confirmed Saturday afternoon two new...

MOST READ

Simple to request certification of vaccines against covid-19 applied in Costa Rica and abroad

QCOSTARICA - The Ministry of Health issued a new guideline on Thursday that establishes the requirements to request the vaccination certificate against covid-19 in...

Opinion: Peru’s electoral drama is damaging democracy

Q REPORTS (DW) In Peru, the left-wing village school teacher Pedro Castillo has in all probability been elected the new president. The fact that...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction: June 9, “EVENS”

Today, Wednesday, June 9, only EVENS can circulate. The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm, save for those under the...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction: June 10, “ODDS”

Today, Thursday, June 10, only ODDS can circulate. The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm, save for those under the...

Tourism’s path to recovery

QREPORTS - A new travel trends research paper released today by Tripadvisor®, the world's largest travel guidance platform, reveals that vaccine rollouts globally are...

New Television Program To Promote Family Fun

Q ENTERTAINMENT - Attention families of Costa Rica! A new contest program, led by Douglas Sánchez and Verónica González, is looking for participants who...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction June 15: 3 & 4 CANNOT circulate

Today, Tuesday, June 15, vehicles with plates ending 3 & 4 CANNOT circulate The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm,...

Planning to travel? You will only be certified as vaccinated if you received doses in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Do you need a certificate of the COVID-19 vaccines applied in Costa Rica?  People who require a certificate that certifies the receipt...

Today’s Covid News: A slight drop in new cases and deaths is seen

QCOSTARICA - Faced with wasting a vaccine dose when people in the priority groups scheduled do not show up, and a substitute cannot be...

WANT TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST!

Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.