Two men detained for ammunition offence

Two Belize City men were detained after they were caught near Belmopan with unlicensed ammo. Last night, Police were on patrol in Roaring Creek, when they set chase on a vehicle with three men inside. When they reached the George Price Highway, the car stopped in front of a house and two of the men ran to the back of the yard, while the driver was apprehended by authorities. A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of a plastic bag that contained 11 9mm rounds of ammunition. Meanwhile one of men who escaped was later detained and found in possession of a box with two tray each containing 25 live 9mm rounds of ammo. The two men – that is the driver – 29 years of age and his 20 year old passenger, are presently detained pending charges for keeping ammunition without a gun license.

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