Rainy conditions are expected for the next couple days
June 24, 2015
TIDE Freshwater Cup 2015
June 24, 2015

Contraband Cigarette bust in Chetumal

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015. 11:41 am CST.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015. BMG: Over 30 million individual contraband cigarettes were confiscated in a raid in Chetumal on Monday.

According to Mexican authorities, they received an anonymous tip and with the strength of a search warrant, they visited the town of Huay-Pix in the municipality of Othon P. Blanco.contraband cigiz

The area is located a few miles outside of the Belize/Mexico Border. Authorities searched a building and found 10 vehicles loaded with boxes of cigarettes.

The team further searched the vehicles and found 3,342 boxes, and when they counted up all the packs, inside each box, the total amount was just over 33 million individual cigarettes.

The origin of the load or its final destination has not been ascertained.

 

Advertise with the largest and fastest growing audience in Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at [email protected] or call us at 670-6397.

 

© 2015, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.

Comments

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *