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Sep 7, 2018

Cache of Firearms and Ammunition Found in Cayo

This leads us to a joint operation between San Ignacio Police and officers of the Special Branch Unit which resulted in the discovery of several high powered firearms and ammunition in Cayo District on Thursday afternoon. Police report that the operation was conducted at around twelve thirty p.m. in a bushy area in the Shawville Area of San Ignacio Town. Police found one M-six Carbine LWRC with two magazines, each loaded with forty-six rounds of five-point five-six ammunition. Officers also found a Mossberg twelve gauge pump action shotgun along with three cartridges. A nine-millimeter Glock pistol with an extended magazine loaded with thirty-one rounds of ammunition was also retrieved. Police also found one Jericho nine millimeter pistol along with a magazine loaded with twenty rounds of ammunition. Two point seven pounds of marijuana were also found. Police also searched a bushy area near the Cristo Rey road where they found eighty-seven rounds of nine-millimeter ammunition. It is believed that the weapons belong to gangs who are on the move.

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