Belize City and Corozal Police are investigating reports of Arson

Belize City and Corozal Police are investigating reports of Arson. A 23 year old Belizean sales clerk of  Belize City reported that at 11:00pm on Saturday, he parked his 2007 pick-up, valued at $45,000.00bcy on Cran Street and upon returning at 2:50am Sunday morning, he saw his pick-up completely destroyed by fire. In the Corozal instance, at 12:10am on Sunday, Police visited San Victor Village, in Corozal where they saw a red Mazda single cab pick-up truck, with extensive fire damage to the interior and front portion.  Fulgencio Mendez, owner of the pick-up reported that at 7:30pm on Saturday, he was socializing along with some friends in San Victor Village when they were approached by a group of men, one of whom he knows as Benito Cawich.  An altercation ensued and as a result Cawich allegedly threw some gasoline inside the cab of the pick-up truck and set it ablaze.  Police are looking for Cawich.

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