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Starting December 31st, the State Prosecutor’s Office opened a Bilingual Public Prosecutor Office. This is to provide greater security and legal support to foreign tourists visiting Puerto Vallarta.
The agency is formed by an agent of the Public Prosecutor’s Office, a secretary, an actuary, and four investigative police officers. They all have English knowledge which will allow them to provide foreign tourists with a better understanding of the complaints in a much practical and swift manner.
The new agency is located in Condominio Las Palmas Number 01 Local 27, in the Marina Vallarta area in the tourist port. Their hours is Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, with guards on weekends.
So far, it has received 11 cases. they range from robbery, fraud, loss of documents and intentional injuries. One incident that occurred last weekend involved an American foreigner who was injured after having a fight with a fellow citizen.