Over a pound of weed seized by San Ignacio Police

Posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2016. 1:37 p.m. CST

marijuanaBy BBN Staff: Within an hour yesterday afternoon, San Ignacio Police conducted special anti-drug operations in three areas and seized a total of 1.3 pounds of cannabis, all of which were labelled as ‘found property’ since no one was in any of the immediate areas.

At around 2:30 p.m., a search in an empty lot in the Red Creek area along the George Price Highway led to the discovery of a plastic containing 198 grams of cannabis. The team then moved to an empty lot on Carmen Street in Santa Elena town where a search led to the discovery of 355 grams of cannabis.

A final search was conducted in an empty lot on Perez Street, Santa Elena town, where at around 3:30 p.m., an additional 40 grams of cannabis was found in transparent plastic bags, bringing the total in grams to 593.

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