Belize City teacher charged for crack possession

vlcsnap-2015-11-24-11h14m39s75Belize City high school vice-principal, 35 year old Melvin Hewlett, was arrested and charged on Friday for possession of controlled drugs with the intent to supply to another after he was busted by members of the Gang Suppression Unit (GSU). Around 11:35am  Friday morning on vlcsnap-2015-11-24-11h15m02s53Yarborough Road, GSU members were on operations when they spied two men standing on the street side in front of Wesley College. The officers identified one of them as a known drug peddler in Belize City and moved to search him. But as they approached, the other man, identified as Vice Principal Hewlett, was seen throwing away a piece of white paper toward the Wesley College compound. As a result, Hewlett was escorted to the area where the white paper had landed and in his presence and view it was opened resulting in two transparent plastic bags each containing buff bulky substance suspected to be crack cocaine. The substance was weighed and amounted to 14 grams.  As a result, MELVIN HEWLETT was subsequently arrested and charged.

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