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Sep 6, 2021

Naturalized Belizean Caught with Cocaine

Joseph Myvett

A San Pedro resident was busted with one thousand thirty-four grams of suspected cocaine or about two point three pounds of the illegal drug.  Last Friday, police on the island conducted a search at El Secreto North Ambergris Caye where they discovered the suspected drugs inside a metal box in the kitchen.  Present at the time of the search was fifty-four-year-old Carlos Rafael Zalazar Monroy.  Zalazar Monroy has since been charged.

 

ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“A joint police operation was carried out in northern San Pedro at El Secreto Resort. Whilst there, police conducted a search on a building being occupied by one Carlos Monroy, fifty-four years naturalised Belizean. During the search, one parcel of suspected cocaine was found inside the building weighing one thousand and thirty-four grams for which he has since been arrested and charged.”

 

Reporter

“Is there any information on the origin of that package sir?”

 

ACP Joseph Myvett

“At this time, I do not have that detail.”


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