Two San Pedro men were arrested and charged Tuesday morning for the offence of drug trafficking when authorities conducted a search at their residence.
According to reports, at around 8:30 a.m. a team consisting of San Pedro Police, QRT, CIB and Special Branch personnel conducted a search at an apartment room in the San Juan Area, San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye. Present at the time were 55 year old Rene Gabriel Perez and 18 year old Nairo Perez, both Belizean fishermen of the same address. The search lead to the discovery of a pink plastic container containing what is suspected to be weed, which amounted to a total of 123 grams. Also found inside the container was $656 dollars in different denominations believed to be proceeds of drug sale.
Both men were arrested and charged for the offence of drug trafficking.