The Chilean Investigative Police has arrested an application driver of Venezuelan origin, accused of robbery with violence. The 39-year-old subject was arrested thanks to the work of police intelligence and criminal analysis carried out by officers of the Quilpué Criminal Investigation Brigade.
The defendant’s modus operandi
According to the information provided by the authorities, the defendant took advantage of his role as a driver of a transport application to commit the crime. Specifically, he assaulted one of his passengers to steal his valuables.
the police operation
After an exhaustive investigation, the PDI officers managed to establish the identity of the accused and coordinated with the Public Ministry to obtain the corresponding arrest warrant. At the time of his arrest, various containers of illegal substances were seized.
The defendant was made available to the Guarantee Court for formalization and to face the accusations against him.
The increase in crime in the transport of applications
The Quilpué case is not an isolated event. In recent years, there has been an increase in crime in the transport of applications, with robberies, assaults and assaults on drivers and passengers.
For this reason, it is important to take measures to prevent and combat crime in this sector. Application transport companies must implement security protocols and collaborate with the authorities to prevent the commission of crimes.