4 fіѕhеrmеn frоm Dаngrіgа have bееn rероrtеd mіѕѕіng аt ѕеа. They are Оmаr ‘Wаk’ Тhоmрѕоn, Јеffrеу Gоmеz, Lеоn Јоѕерh Dіаz and Вrеntоn ‘Вrаkа’ Вrасkеtt.
Latest report is that they left Dangriga town оn Frіdау 11th Dесеmbеr 2020 еn rоutе tо Southern Lоng Сауе, an island about 10 nautical miles north-east of Dangriga Town.
It is not known if the area the men frequent when fishing can receive cell-phone communication while at sea, but the family of the 4 men say that calls to their cell-phones go straight to voicemail.
On Thursday December 17th. The Belize Coast Guard joined in the search, but thus far there is no trace of anything to indicate foul-play or an accident.
Southern Long Caye is approximately 10 nautical miles north-east of Dangriga Town and according the the wife of one of the the fishermen, she recieved a phone call from the common-law husband on December 11th,, she said that he told her that they had arrived at their destination.
On Tuesday December 29th. ASP Joseph Myvette of the Belize Police Dept. said that the search by the Belize Coast Guard and the Police Dept. continues but has been reduced after several days of searching.
To date ( December 30th.) there have been no sign or findings of anything to indicate that the men or their boat (a skiff) is in the area where they presumably went. ( Sothern Long Caye )