Police have in their custody, a 17 year old San Ignacio resident, who reportedly attempted to hide a loaded gun behind a store shelf. On Friday, at about 11:30am, while on Police were on mobile patrol on Flamingo Avenue, the observed a young man known to them, walking into a Chinese-owned store.
The law enforcement agents allege that they saw him stoop down, remove an object from his pants waist to place it on the floor at the rear a shelf inside the shop. He then immediately headed toward the door. Police approached and before a search could be conducted, he took out a transparent plastic bag from out of his pocket and handed over it to the police. The bag contained 7 grams of cannabis.
The 17 year was detained and subsequently charged with Possession of a controlled drug, Kept Firearm without a Gun License, and kept Ammunition without a Gun License.