05/01/2024 – Police seized drugs in an abandoned house in Parque Belém, East Angra. They discovered the drugs after checking anonymous information given via the denouncement hotline alleging the house was used as storage. Nobody was arrested.
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05/01/2024 – A 24-year-old man has been executed with 3 shots in Morro da Glória, Centre Angra. The crime occurred in the early night on a passing avenue, amid the city birthday event and the traditional run of the Holy Kings (Corrida dos Santos Reis). According to the first elements of the investigation, shots were heard but nobody wanted to testify as prevails the “law of silence” because of the fear of possible retaliations. Forensics went on locally, and the police investigated who is the author and the motivation of the crime.
08/01/2024 – A suspect of drug trafficking died in a shootout with the police in Sapinhatuba II, East Angra. When on routine patrol in the district, the officers received shots from 5 bandits. After the shootout, the officers found the suspect down and wounded, and in possession of a 9mm pistol. The man has been taken to the ER but died minutes after his entry at the hospital. His 4 comrades fled in the nearby bush.
11/01/2024 – Ibama and PF launched an operation in Ilha Grande to arrest illegal hunters and catch a puma. Indeed, the operation began upon calls from tourists who were frightened by the animals and denouncements of illegal hunting activity in the region. The officers want to arrest the hunters, destroy their camp, seize their materials and gears, and catch and protect the puma. For the moment, nobody was arrested, nor the puma was found.