2847 – 2022-07-05 – Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Fronteras – Attempted Theft

 

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DATE: 2022-07-05 15:00
LOCATION: Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Fronteras
EVENT: Attempted Theft
HAND: 1
STOLEN ITEMS: Nothing stolen, not successful
SECURED: Not Locked
DETAILS: Two workers in a forward cabin heard noise and found a man rifling a cabinet in the main cabin of a yacht on a private dock near Bruno’s. The thief had apparently thought the yacht was empty after seeing the owner go ashore. The workers recognized the thief and a police report was made.
ID: 2847

2845 – 2022-07-06 – Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Fronteras – Theft

 

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DATE: 2022-07-06 00:30
LOCATION: Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Fronteras
EVENT: Theft
HAND: 1
STOLEN ITEMS: Highfield 290 with dark red chaps, Yamaha 15hp 4 stroke with dark red canvas cover and 9 gallon fuel tank
SECURED: Not Locked
DETAILS: Overnight an in-the-water and not locked dinghy/15HP Yamaha 4S was stolen from the stern of a yacht in the Punta Bonita marina. The owners reported the theft to the marina.
ID: 2845

2842 – 2022-06-30 – Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Livingston – Theft

 

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DATE: 2022-06-30 02:20
LOCATION: Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Livingston
EVENT: Theft
HAND: 1
STOLEN ITEMS: 2 boat fenders, 50 feet of 3/8 nylon three strand rope, 100 feet of 3/8 braid
SECURED: N/A
DETAILS: A yacht anchored off Livingston . On their second night during a rainstorm the captain/crew awoke when they heard noise. The captain went topsides and found a thief on a kayak had stolen 2 fenders, cut and stolen several lines from the deck and was in the process of cutting the mainsail sheet. A report was made to the port captain the next day.
ID: 2842

2703 – 2021-10-24 – Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Fronteras – Theft

 

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DATE: 2021-10-24 23:00
LOCATION: Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Fronteras
EVENT: Theft
HAND: 2
STOLEN ITEMS: dinghy / 8 HP engine, other dinghy items
SECURED: Unknown
DETAILS: A yacht anchored off Bruno’s had its in-the-water and not locked dinghy/8HP engine stolen overnight. The owners discovered a cut line the next morning. The theft was reported on the VHF net, it is not known if a police report was made.

During the VHF net, other thefts were reported, of small not lockable items. During the weekend of Oct 23-24 a dinghy fuel line and racor filter were stolen from a locked dinghy at Abel’s boatyard, and reported to management there. During the week of October 18, another dinghy (location not known) had its propeller stolen from the tilted engine. Sometime in the last month an outboard choke and starter cord were also stolen.

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ID: 2703

2688 – 2021-09-14 – Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Fronteras – Burglary

 

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DATE: 2021-09-14 22:00
LOCATION: Guatemala – Rio Dulce – Fronteras
EVENT: Burglary
HAND: 1
STOLEN ITEMS: Yamaha 5HP outboard and solar panel
SECURED: Locked
DETAILS: The owner and crew were absent from a yacht anchored off the Shack Bar in Fronteras from August 17 to September 22. When a crew member returned they discovered that the 5HP Yamaha outboard and a solar panel had been stolen from the deck. The thieves came prepared with tools, the outboard was cable locked to the stern pulpit and the solar panel strongly sealed to the deck.
ID: 2688

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