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Apr 18, 2016

Ladyville Police Seize Drugs – Arrest 3 Persons

Juanito Cocom

Officers of the Rural Eastern Division are also cracking down on the movement of narcotics in the community, and report   that over the weekend they seized a total of over six hundred grams of marijuana. Inspector Juanito Cocom told News Five that a majority of their drug operations are fueled by increased vigilance and by successful partnership with members of the community.


Insp. Juanito Cocom, Acting Regional Commander, Rural Eastern Division

“The Rural Rapid Response team removed a schoolbag containing four hundred and two grams of suspected cannabis off a public transportation. This occurred between Miles fourteen and fifteen on the Phillip Goldson Highway. The drugs was deposited as found property. And in another drug seizure, on Sunday April seventeenth at two pm the relief personnel from Ladyville Police while on patrol interdicted one hundred and seven point three grams of suspected cannabis and subsequently charged three persons. That is a minor, along with Darrell Franklin, thirty-six year old Belizean vendor and Rufino Hernandez, twenty-eight years old, all of Lord’s Bank Village.”

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