Special Branch officers assigned to the Belmopan police conducted a search in a bushy area on the outskirts of Armenia village this morning. The search led to the discovery of a .38 revolver in a black plastic bag. No one was in the area at the time and the firearm has been deposited as found property. Police say the firearm will be sent to the Forensic laboratory for fingerprints or any other DNA.
Also in Belmopan, sometime around 11:20 p.m. last night, officers were conducting a routine patrol on Massapan Street, Las Flores area, Belmopan when their attention was drawn to a young man who was acting suspiciously. As a result, a search was conducted on 24 year old Elmer Castillo. Castillo had on a knapsack and police say that inside of it they found 232 grams of cannabis. As a result , Castillo was arrested and charged with drug trafficking.