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Posted: Friday, November 2, 2018. 11:35 am CST.

By BBN Staff: Today, Belize’s Commissioner of Police (COMPOL) Allen Whylie joined the regular Police Press Briefing to inform the nation of several arrests that have been made in the country.

The COMPOL spoke about an incident where the Belize Police Department had placed surveillance on 2 suspected Guatemalans reportedly involved in illegal activities.

Whylie stated that on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at 6 pm, a vessel arrived at the Princess Marina in Belize City and the 2 Guatemalans met with the occupants of the vessel.

On Thursday, November 1, 2018, an early morning police checkpoint on the George Price Highway intercepted a dodge ram pick up truck. Inside the truck, were 6 occupants, a Belizean and 5 Guatemalans including the 2 that had been under surveillance.

When police searched the vehicle, they found 2- 9mm guns in the pan of the truck.

The men have since been detained.

 

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