Man sought for theft since July 2014 apprehended by police

Magdaleaonie Hortencio Tzul was arrested and charged for theft and damage to a motor vehicle. Tzul’s arrest came after aChinese Businessman of Corozal Town reported that someone broke into his Toyota Highlander, which he left parked in front of his business place. The thief made off with an  MP3 player, USB flash drive, and the vehicle battery.

A surveillance video in the area captured the incident and Magdaleonie Tzul, a 50 year old Belizean Laborer of Corozal Town, was identified as the culprit. This incident happened since July of last year but Tzul had managed to escape custody despite several police operations to capture him.

He was finally apprehended on Friday January 23, by Corozal QRT. He was charged for the crimes of theft from motor vehicle and damage to property.

He appeared before Magistrate Hurl Hamilton, and was offered bail in the sum of $2,500.00 and is to appear before the court in April 2015. The court prosecutor made strong objections to bail but was unsuccessful.

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