Posted: Saturday, May 26, 2018. 11:00 a.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: Yesterday Benque Viejo police detained Ronald Lopez, 29, of Succotz village, Cayo after police received a report that he had an unlicensed firearm.
Upon police arrival at his residence, Lopez ran and discarded the Colt brand, model 2000 double-action .9mm pistol in some bush.
Police recovered the weapon and found no ammunition with it.
Lopez has been arrested pending charges.
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