Man escaped police leaving behind Cannabis

Five and a half pounds of Cannabis were found by police by the Mopan River. On Monday the 14th of December around 6:30 p.m., S.P.U personnel were conducting foot patrol on the banks of the Mopan River in Arenal Village when their attention was drawn to a male Hispanic person walking with a garbage bag thrown across his shoulder. The police approached the male person and ordered him to stop at. The male person then threw down the garbage bag and jumped into the river and made good his escape. The garbage bag was then retrieved and opened, inside contained 2626 grams  of Cannabis. It was then labeled as “Found Property.”

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