There were two persons reported missing over the weekend. However, only one of them has been recovered safe and sound. A fourteen-year-old minor was reported missing from November 23rd. His father, a resident of Yo Creek Village was very concerned but the youth has returned home safely. That same day another missing report was made, also from the Orange Walk District. 68-year-old Marta Gonzalez, was reported missing by her son 37-year-old Romario Ixpec of San Felipe Village. Ixpec told police that the last time he saw his mother was on November 23rd, when she left home to sell cheese in Dangriga. It’s been four days since family members have heard from Marta Gonzalez. At today’s press briefing, the police indicated that anyone with information regarding Gonzalez should contact the nearest police station.
ACP Joseph Myvett: “On the 25th of November one Ramiro Ispech visited the Orange Walk Police station where he reported his mother one Martha Gonzalez 68 years naturalized Belizean of San Felipe Village who departed her home on the 23rd of November in route to Dangriga to sell cheese and up to the time of him making the report she was not heard from as a result hence the reason the report was made. Police are investigating this matter, all formation messages have been sent and we are seeking information which can lead us to any information that can assist us in identifying where she is at this time. However we are also informed that this is not the first time she had made several trips to that area in order to conduct sales.