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Dec 8, 2011

CBP Officers deployed at Belize/Mexican Border

The seizure of a hundred and eleven bricks of cocaine which resulted in the incarceration of Mexican national Martin Rafael Urias is attributed to a team of law enforcement officers on training near the Belize/Guatemala Border last Thursday.  Those officers were deployed to the Belize/Mexico Border where they continued training with the US Customs Border Patrol on the proper execution of a vehicle search. A busload of uniformed and civilian police including those attached to the Anti-Drug Unit arrived at the Customs & Immigration checkpoint in Santa Elena this morning where they manned the point of entry. Traffic across both sides of the border was constant; however, it was not as busy as it usually is on weekends allowing officers to conduct a thorough sweep of all vehicles passing through. The presence of the CBP stirred some excitement following Thursday’s cocaine bust near the border. On Thursday Urias was spotted acting suspiciously upon approaching a checkpoint on the Western Highway.  Urias, who reportedly trafficked through the country to Guatemala regularly, swung a sudden U-turn before reaching the barrier and was subsequently tailed by a police mobile to Corozal where his Nissan truck was initially searched for illicit cargo.  The vehicle at first inspection turned up clean but further scrutiny at the Corozal Police Station yielded two hundred and eighty-four pounds of cocaine worth an estimated two million dollars on the local market.  That significant quantity of drugs was destroyed at Loskot’s Lumber Yard in Orange Walk Town on Wednesday morning.

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4 Responses for “CBP Officers deployed at Belize/Mexican Border”

  1. Joe says:

    Give him life in prison!!!!!

    If only we could put charges on the US for having or allowing a huge drug market!!!!! — they make big a profit on arms at the same time!!!!!

  2. Jimmy Criminal says:

    There are American DEA agents at the northern border harrasing Belizeans in BELIZE. Why is this allowed?????
    Can Belize send the GSU to LA because that is where the gangs originate?
    I DO Not Think So.
    So USA Agents Get Out Of Belize and leave we Belize alone.
    Belizeans are now afraid to cross the border to save a few dollars because the USA DEA are strip searching young girls and women. Why does the DEA not try this $#!% on the Mexican side? Beause they can not as Mexico is an independent nation who takes no $#!% from the USA Pigs.

  3. mustard says:

    @HELLO JOE.. duh, its not only the USA, try England and Canada…………..and here…………….
    theres more crack heads here than anywhere. Lots of crack heads in Belize, and drugs, that do herion, get your head out of your bunghole….lol

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