Costa Rica crime
Police caught the Gringo with the last name Kelarakus minutes after he allegedly broke a car window and stole a laptop computer and other items at the popular tourist beach on Tuesday.
Roberto Echeverría had a bad start to his weekend. Friday evening, Echeverría's car was stolen along with his iPhone 5S still inside. He could have thrown his hands up and filed a police report the next day but instead he booted up his find phone app and took to Twitter.
After more than a week of testimony, a Costa Rica criminal court on Tuesday convicted U.S. expat Ann Maxin Patton, 43, of shooting to death her husband, U.S. financier John Felix Bender, 44, in 2010. The court sentenced Patton to 22 years in prison for the crime.
The FBI asked the Costa Rican woman who married the online currency company's founder, Arthur Budovsky, to testify in a money laundering trial in the U.S.
Costa Rican authorities raided suspect´s home and offices in San José and Heredia.