Belmopan man charged for 21 grams of weed

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Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2015. 12:14 p.m. CST

weed bustBy Chrisbert Garcia: While conducting an anti-drug operation in Belmopan City on December 19th, the police’s Special Branch Tactical Response Squad executed a search at the residence of 30-year-old Alden Forte on the strength of a warrant for illegal drugs and firearms.

Upon arrival at the Baboon Street residence, officers saw Forte throw a black bag over the fence, into his neighbor’s yard. The bag was retrieved, opened in his presence and found inside were seven transparent packets containing cannabis, amounting to a total of 21 grams.

Forte was then arrested and charged for the offense of “possession of controlled drugs”.

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