Benque resident charged for drug trafficking

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Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2016. 2:04 p.m. CST

weed bustBy BBN Staff: Jorge Castellanos, 37, a resident of More Tomorrow Village in the Cayo District, was arrested and charged yesterday evening for the offense of ‘drug trafficking’.

While conducting patrol in the Hills of Promise area in Benque Viejo at around 5:30 p.m., office on mobile patrol noticed Castellanos running after seeing them and throwing his knapsack to the ground.

He was pursued and caught by officers who then opened the knapsack in his presence, disclosing the 98.4 grams of cannabis that was inside. As a result, Castellanos was arrested.

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