Two men arrested in Belize City for drug trafficking 2033 kg of weed

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Posted: Wednesday, July 19, 2017. 2:41 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: According to police reports, yesterday around 11:50 am, while police were conducting patrol on Louise Bevans Street, Belize City, they saw a green Geo Prizm car which was occupied by 20-year-old Jesus Emmanuel Valera, construction worker of Corozal Town, and 28-year-old, Calvin Jerome Cathouse, also a construction worker but from Belize City.

The men sped off in the car upon sighting police patrol.

While pursuing the car, police saw one of the men throwing a package out of the vehicle.

They were later apprehended and taken back to the area where they threw the package where police found a bag containing 2,033 kg of cannabis.

Both men have since been detained pending charges.

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