Japanese national detained in Playa del Carmen with marijuana baggies

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MX.- Police officers from the Ministry of Public Security and Municipal Traffic detained a Japanese national with eight bags and a container with marijuana, during the permanent surveillance operation in the Centro neighborhood. When patrolling on First Street with 10th Avenue, this morning, the officers observed a person standing More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, December 17th, 2021
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Vancouver woman brutally assaulted in Playa recovering at home

A Vancouver woman who was brutally assaulted in Mexico is back in B.C. and has undergone surgery for her injuries. Jamie Coutts was vacationing in Playa del Carmen earlier this month when she says she was assaulted More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, December 16th, 2021
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1.5 million pesos were stolen from a pawnshop in Playa del Carmen

MÉRIDA, Yucatán, (December 16, 2021).- Armed subjects carry out a millionaire robbery at the “Tío Rico” pawnshop, in the municipality of Solidaridad, after the arrival of the municipal More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, November 13th, 2021
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Two arrested in possession of 21 stolen suitcases

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Two males found with 21 stolen suitcases have been taken into Playa del Carmen police custody. The pair were arrested for theft from the parking lot of a shopping plaza Friday after a More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, October 29th, 2021
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Mexican Congress of Speleology begins in Playa del Carmen

Experts have mapped 70 caves where they have made paleontological and archaeological finds Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, (October 30, 2021).- With the keynote address “Caves are explored at home: Urban More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, October 23rd, 2021
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Man is shot and wounded just a few steps from Fifth Avenue in Playa del Carmen

Quintana Roo, (October 23, 2021).- The attacks in busy tourist areas of Quintana Roo continue, because in less than 24 hours, after the shooting that occurred in Tulum, which left two foreigners dead, a man was More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, October 10th, 2021
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Police officer executed on Playa’s Fifth Avenue

During the night of this Saturday, October 9, two hitmen executed a police officer member of the Playa del Carmen tourist police. The police agent died after being riddled with firearms by two subjects when More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, September 25th, 2021
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Three inmates escape from Playa del Carmen prison

Guards shoot and recapture two, the police are still looking for the third prisoner who managed to escape. Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, (September 24, 2021) .- After the escape of three inmates in Playa del More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
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Taxi driver kills pedestrian in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — An unidentified man who was struck by a taxi Monday evening has died. The Playa del Carmen taxi driver is alleged to have hit the pedestrian while crossing Playa del Carmen Boulevard More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, August 13th, 2021
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Taxi driver found dead inside the trunk of his own vehicle in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo (August 13, 2021). — Passing motorists who reported an abandoned taxi along the Playa del Carmen highway lead police to the discovery of a body. On Thursday morning, motorists traveling More...