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Don't Travel alone In any City, Even Near th Policed Malecon

Post by davide » Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:53 am

Robbery Near Melacon by Police Officer
This March my friends were vacationing for a couple of weeks in PV,
like the do every year and staying in a hotel a couple blocks from the Malecon,
One night my friends went back to their hotel and thier 20 year old son was
later heading back to the hotel, He was one block from the Malecon when a armed police officier in uniform, stopped him and indicated the Cigarette he was smoking was majurana and is illegal , ( He was smoking a comerically bought Normal Ciggarette ) The officier ordered him to empty out his pockets ( Which he complied, by setting his contents down , Ipod, Cigarette package and pesos he had in his pockets ) The Officier took all the contents and left, Bascially robbing him, My friends were shocked and called the Consulate to report it and had to fly out the next day.
ANY advice on who else this could be reported to ?

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Post by katnsocal » Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:58 pm

Did your friends get a name and contact number of the person they spoke to at the Consulate? Since they reported it to Consulate that is who I would follow up with. That being said, I doubt that the Consulate would be able to do anything about it without a badge number, did your friend's son get the officer's badge #. Without more information the Consulate is going to have "a police officer robbed a tourist" report....kinda like trying to find a needle in a haystack.