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Oct 12, 2011

Pseudoephedrine customs case fizzles

Aruny Perez

The mystery of a missing container that was reportedly loaded with pseudoephedrine tablets remains unsolved and today, the last of three accused Customs Officers was acquitted of Forgery. The case dates back to September 2008 when documents and signatures were allegedly forged for the release of the forty foot container. A jury of nine deliberated for a little under four hours before unanimously finding Aruny Perez not guilty of two counts of forgery. Two other customs officers, Karl Augustine and Michael McKenzie, were also charged along with Perez, but they were acquitted last Thursday due to a lack of evidence. Perez, however, had to face a jury of his peers because his signature was on one of the forged documents. He testified during trial that he countersigned the documents because everything appeared to be in order. But his employer told the court that Perez was never authorized to sign the forms. Having been exonerated, Perez and McKenzie now plan to take legal action against the Port of Belize for wrongful termination.

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5 Responses for “Pseudoephedrine customs case fizzles”

  1. joseph says:

    they all cover with the same blanket.

  2. Rizzo says:

    and spoon when it gets cold.

  3. Belizean says:

    Look! wen high profile ministers get involved it falls apart, the case was thrown out as was instructed. No way this comes in an official customs possession and they cant pin who did it. Check the washington post on the general who said they cant do anything because the ones in charge stop them.

  4. general says:

    wonder y customs and immigrations officers always deh bling? well there u have it……but their money wont take them too far….the same people they pushing them illegal things for the same one will…end them

  5. WTF says:

    nobady responsible, but when wah crackhead steals one bag a chips that dah sure FIVE YEARS.

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