Security has been a top issue for people in Panama for some time. We in Boquete have had few problems compared to other regions until now. It appears we have become victims to change. With the new highway from David we have seen an increase in crime imported from David. The criminals can now make a fast, clean escape on the highway. This past weekend saw, crime and a fast response. One expat was hospitalized and one suspected criminal died while fleeing police.
This is a reprint of an account published by Alto al Crimen, AAC.
“The last two months have seen a series of at least four terrifying home invasion robberies in the Alto Boquete and Volcancito areas, in addition to more minor burglaries. As we have observed in past difficult cases, it is often an observant citizen that breaks the case. So it was this weekend.