Posted: Friday, October 5, 2018. 9:17 am CST.
By BBN Staff: Police yesterday arrested a Corozal taxi driver for over 11 pounds of weed.
Around 11:50 a.m. yesterday, police were conducting mobile patrol at Mile 19 on the Philip Goldson highway and noticed that a Toyota Camry drove off under high speed when the driver saw the police.
The driver of the car then threw out a white sack through his window.
However, police caught up to him and detained him.
The driver was identified as Jose Martin Maldonado, 29, taxi driver of Corozal.
The drugs were weighed and amounted to 11.64 pounds or 5,280 grams.
Maldonado was escorted to the Ladyville station pending charges.
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