Girl arrested for drug trafficking

19 year old woman was arrested yesterday by San Pedro police for drug trafficking. Tracy Betancourt was reportedly was intercepted by a joint team of Special Branch and CIB personnel as she was travelling in a yellow Mazda Protégé taxi at the corner of Caribena Street and Barrier Reef Drive in San Pedro Town. She was sitting in the front passenger side with a carton box on her lap. Betancourt was ordered out of the vehicle and a search was conducted inside the box which revealed 4 parcels wrapped in black plastic bags and further wrapped in transparent plastic containing Cannabis weighing 4.13 pounds. Betancourt was formally arrested and charged for the crime of drugs trafficking.

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