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Nov 9, 2018

Corozal Police Make Drug Busts

Theodore Augustine

Fifty-three-year-old Theodore Augustine is in custody pending drug-related charges. Police say that Augustine was busted with five parcels of marijuana amounting to over twelve point four pounds.  The bust was made this morning at the northern border. Augustine was reportedly crossing the border in his taxi van when he was intercepted by customs officials. A search of the van resulted in the discovery of the drugs. Also in police detention is twenty-nine-year-old Ryan Sutherland. He was arrested by Corozal Police this morning while officers were on mobile patrol on a feeder road between Patchakan and Chan Chen Village.

Ryan Sutherland

Police say that Augustine who was on a bicycle attempted to flee from police by riding into the bushes. Officers pursued him as he reportedly threw into the bushes. In the area, police found a Ziploc bag containing over two point two-five pounds of marijuana. Also this morning, Corozal police found a plastic bag containing three point three seven pounds of marijuana in a bushy area at the entrance of Chan Chen Village.

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