Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Refinery Workers Busted On Gas Theft Charges

February 15, 2008
Judicial Investigation Police officers arrested two National Oil Refinery employees Monday night who allegedly stole fuel. The individuals, last names Vargas and Rodríguez, are accused of siphoning more than 400 liters of regular gasoline over a period of at least three months.
According to a press release, refinery officials discovered the missing gas problem in October 2007 at the Siquirres gas station, where the individuals worked and turned the matter over to authorities to investigate.
Vargas and Rodríguez worked as a guard and pump operator at the gas station and allegedly transported the stolen gas in their personal vehicles.
 

You may be interested

Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 9, 2020
Costa Rica
21250 views
Costa Rica
21250 views

Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 9, 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2020

Costa Rica confirmed 649 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 6,485 cumulative known cases, the Health…

Costa Rica previews new tower at Calderón Guardia Hospital
Costa Rica
7559 views
Costa Rica
7559 views

Costa Rica previews new tower at Calderón Guardia Hospital

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2020

Costa Rican authorities on Thursday previewed a new tower at Calderón Guardia Hospital in San José, which could be used…

News briefs: Costa Rica will handle land borders differently than airports
Costa Rica
4728 views
Costa Rica
4728 views

News briefs: Costa Rica will handle land borders differently than airports

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health…