Drug Traffickers caught by police

On Monday June 1, police conducted a search at the residence of 46-year-old Luis Alberto Cardenas of Belize/Corozal Road in Orange Walk. There, the cops found two black bags containing 200 grams of Cannabis. Police arrested and charged Luis Alberto Cardenas for the offence of Drug Trafficking. Then in the CAyo District, the day before, on Sunday May 31, members of the Mobile Interdiction Team along with the K9 Unit conducted a joint operation within Arenal Village and surrounding areas.  A search was conducted on a Toyota Corolla taxi bearing license plates. The taxi was travelling from Arenal Village towards Benque Viejo.  Driving the vehicle at the time was  21-year-old Herson Gonzales, a taxi driver of Arenal Village accompanied by 43-year-old Juan Garcia, a taxi driver of Dangriga and 29-year-old Jose Majil also of Dangriga. When the cops intercepted the vehicle, Juan Garcia ran into the nearby bushes and made good his escape. A search of the taxi led to the discovery of a large red and black canvas bag  containing (25) parcels of black plastic bags amounting to 11,132 grams of Cannabis.

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