Four arrested for weed in Las Flores

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2016. 2:24 p.m. CST

weed bustBy Chrisbert Garcia: While arriving at the residence of 24-year-old Edwin Antonio Ortega Santos in the Las Flores area of Belmopan City, to conduct a search for drugs, police saw three men of Hispanic descent jumping through a window in an attempt to escape.

The men were captured by officers who then searched the house and discovered a shotgun along with four cartridges and more than a half-pound of cannabis (239 grams). As a result, Santos and the three men are pending charges for unlicensed firearm, as well as drug possession.

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One Response to Four arrested for weed in Las Flores

  1. Joshua Reply

    January 16, 2016 at 10:22 am

    Cmon Belize get with the program, legalize cannabis and watch your tourism $ skyrocket.

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