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Man found with $3 million was car mechanic, lived with his mother

Man found with $3 million was car mechanic, lived with his mother

October 31st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com)  A man who was shot in his San Joaquin de Flores home Tuesday night in an attempted robbery and who is now suspected of money laundering…

Police discover $3 million in home after attempted robbery

Police discover $3 million in home after attempted robbery

October 30th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Police discovered at least $3 million USD in cash in a home in San Joaquin de Flores after responding to a home invasion robbery at the…

Suspects accused of kidnapping their boss, demanding ¢120 million ransom

October 27th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Four Nicaraguan and one Costa Rican man were arrested Friday night on charges of kidnapping a Guápiles businessman and demanding a ¢120 million (~$226,000) ransom for…

More than 70 pre-Columbian artifacts seized from home of Dutch couple

More than 70 pre-Columbian artifacts seized from home of Dutch couple

October 23rd, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) More than 70 authentic pre-Columbian artifacts were seized from the home of a Dutch couple in Piedades de Santa Ana yesterday morning.   Many of the…

After five years, two brothers sentenced to five years for stealing cow

October 23rd, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Two brothers were sentenced by the criminal court in Osa, Puntarenas this week to five years in prison for stealing and butchering a cow.   Sentenced…

Police raid illegal cockfight in Atenas where more than 1,000 spectators had gathered

October 22nd, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Police raided a farm in Atenas on Saturday where illegal cockfighting was taking place, and found more than 1,200 spectators, including children, at the scene.  …

Smoking joint in public gets man busted with $16k in cash in Perez Zeledon

Smoking joint in public gets man busted with $16k in cash in Perez Zeledon

October 21st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Police in San Isidro del General, Perez Zeledon stopped a man who was smoking a marijuana cigarette in public only to later discover $16,000 USD in…

Suspect arrested in double murder had been implicated in multiple homicides since 1993

Suspect arrested in double murder had been implicated in multiple homicides since 1993

October 20th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Police managed to corner and arrest the primary suspect in a double murder of two teenagers yesterday morning in the mountains of Paraíso de Sixaola, after…

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