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Mar 26, 2014

2 Guatemalans caught with firearms in Chiquibul

Jose Sub Coc

Two Guatemalan nationals were busted on Monday morning in the Chiquibul National Park. Police report that the officers of the Special Patrol Branch conducted a search on them that yielded firearms and ammunition. Twenty-one year old Jose Sub Coc of the Cah Bom, Alta Vera Paz was found in the possession of a point twenty-two rifle and live rounds, while thirty-six year old Pedro Lopez Ical of Monte Los Olivos was found in the possession of a nine millimeter pistol and live rounds of ammunition.

Pedro Lopez Ical

Both men have been charged with the offence of Kept Firearm and ammunition without a Gun License. The Guatemalans were first escorted to the Rio Blanco Observational Post and then handed over to the San Ignacio Police. They are to appear in court on Thursday.  

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