90 Day Fiance cast member Paul Staehle revealed that his and Karine Martins‘ apartment in Manaus was broken into. Karine’s most valuable possessions were stolen from the apartment they kept along with many valuables that Paul was planning to bring back to the states.
90 Day Fiance: Burglars Break into Karine Martins & Paul Staehle’s Apartment
90 Day Fiance‘s Paul Staehle shared the update in the early morning hours. He said he’d just discovered that he and Karine were victims of a robbery. Paul shared pictures of the aftermath. All his shelves and drawers are empty, and the television was taken from the wall mount. The TLC couple had plans to return to Brazil to pick up their things, so luckily they weren’t there when the burglary was taking place.
90 Day Fiance celeb Paul Staehle went on to say he is “devastated” by the news. And, he added how the criminals managed to break into his home. It seems the perpetrators entered through his “balcony door”. Meanwhile, Paul Staehle said they took “everything of value”. Paul said they went as far as to take Karine Martins’ stuffed animal collection and Pierre Staehle’s baby stuff. Paul and Karine were not able to bring to America most of their possessions. So most of their belongings and valuables were in the apartment and the burglars wiped them out.
90 Day Fiance: Crime High in Manaus, Brazil
Crime rates have always been a concern for Paul Staehle – especially when he decided to move to Brazil to be with 90 Day Fiance wife Karine Martins. When he first arrived on The Other Way, the high level of crime was something he was worried about. And, in this case, it seems that concern is definitely justified. It’s not clear where Karine Martins and husband Paul Staehle were at the time of the incident. But, things could have gone a lot worse if the family had been home.
Manaus is one of the more dangerous cities in the South American country. Crime rates are high there even though it remains a popular travel destination among tourists. It had the highest murder rate in 2016. And, it ranks high for other crimes like theft, armed robbery, and issues relating to dealing and using drugs. And, it looks like 90 Day Fiance pair Paul Staehle and Karine Martins are the latest victims of that.
There are a number of discussion threads among travelers advising against visiting certain places in Manaus – especially at night. And, some even relay instances of getting their valuables taken from them in broad daylight. Meanwhile, it rates as a high crime area for a number of other things as well.
What Happens Now with Karine & Paul?
Currently, there aren’t a lot of details surrounding the incident. But, it looks like Karine and Paul Staehle are still letting everything sink in. It’s possible more details will come to light in the coming days. Many 90 Day Fiance fans and cast members are reaching out to them and offering their sympathy.
Karine Martins and Paul Staehle recently celebrated their two-year anniversary together. And, this is definitely not the kind of thing anyone would want to follow that up with. But, it seems the 90 Day Fiance family is safe and processing things in the aftermath. It’ll be worth keeping an eye on any further developments moving forward.
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