The alleged assailant attacked WPC Pate with a machete viciously chopping her to the head.
Pate was in a critical condition but survived the ordeal.
Today, police say they have officially charged 44 year old Oscar Perez, of Trial Farm Village Orange Walk for the crimes of Attempted Murder, Use of deadly Means of Harm and Wounding.
Perez was on the run since December. Police say that this afternoon, Perez was found in Little Belize, Corozal during a police Operation.