Judicial employee faces charge of fencing cameras

Judicial agents detained a 48-year-old man who works as an assistant in the prosecutor’s office in Desamparados. They said he had 29 cameras in his possession, including one that had been reported stolen. He was offering them for sale from his home which is across the street from his workplace.

Agents said it appeared that the man obtained the cameras and other photo equipment for other persons. He is facing an allegation of receiving stolen property. Also confiscated was a computer CPU that has been reported stolen, five video cameras, lenses, a tripod and other devices, including flashes.

Agents said that anyone who has had a camera stolen can contact the Sección de Robos y Hurtos of the Judicial Investigating Organization in San José.

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