Former Vice President of the Football Federation of Belize Deported from USA
Former Vice President of the Football Federation of Belize , Rawell Pelayo has returned home after spending almost two years of detention at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Pelayo was detained in July 8th 2012 by Drug Enforcement Agents while trying to attend the games that the Belize Jaguars/National Team were playing at the time in Houston.
He was taken to a detention Center in Houston and eventually transported to the Southern District of New York where charges were awaiting him.
According to court documents from the United States District Court show, charges against him were filed on April 12th 2012, over a year before he decided to travel with the football team. The charges involved a small quantity of drugs already shipped to the US and also for planning future shipments.
This evening around 5:30pm Belize Media Group was informed that Pelayo had been deported from the USA.
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