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Oct 16, 2020

Belize City Pharmacist Remanded for Possession of Cocaine

Belize City pharmacist Albert Requeña was remanded to the Belize Central Prison today after he was allegedly nabbed with almost three pounds of cocaine. Police allege that on October tenth, Requeña was apprehended with one point two six kilos of the substance in Caye Caulker.  Residents in the area notified police of three individuals acting suspiciously and when police showed up, they found Requeña, who also had a licensed gun. He was slapped with Possession of a Controlled Drug with Intent to Supply Another and because of the seriousness of the offense, Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford remanded him to prison until December seventeenth. Requeña was represented by attorney Leeroy Banner.

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