Drug Busts Hit Hard in the West

police searching drugs on vehicleBelmopan Police made a sizable drug bust on Wednesday.  The drugs 1,261 lbs of Cannabis and 225 grams of Cocaine, were discovered at Georgeville, located in the Cayo District.  The huge amount of forbidden substances was destroyed by authorities between of 8:30 a.m. and 10:50 a.m.

Among personnel witnessing the destruction were Magistrate Mrs. Griffith, from Forensics, Mrs. Leal, Justice of the Peace Abadi and a media personnel.

Meanwhile, there was another bust, this time in San Ignacio.  Sometime between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. an anti-drugs operation was conducted by the Special Branch, the Criminal Investigation Branch and K-9 personnel.  A total of five houses, eighteen persons and two vehicles were searched.

marihuana burningAt an adjacent lot on 2nd Street, the agents of policing found 0.2 grams of Cocaine under a dirt drum, 30 grams of cannabis in a brown paper bag and 495 grams in a pink crocus sack.

But that wasn’t all that was found: at a location on the George Price Highway, the cops found 10.5 grams of Hydro Cannabis.  According to the chief of the combined raking teams, nobody has been held responsible for possession, for which the hallucinogens were all labeled as found property.

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