Prison Officer Detained Pending Drug Charges

A Belizean Prison Officer is detained at the Belmopan Police Station pending charges of drug trafficking.

According to police reports at around 4:00 pm on Thursday, Police interceted a green Infinity car in Teakettle village Cayo District. Driving the vehicle at the time was 27 year old Derrol Dougal, of 8 miles, George Price Highway, employed at the Belize Central Prison.  A search of the vehilce’s trunk led to the discovery of a pink hand bag which contained 3 large black parcels of suspected weed. The weed was weiged and amounted to 12.57 kg.

Derrol Dougal is currently detained at the Belmopan Police station pending charges.

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