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Posted: Tuesday, September 17, 2019. 5:53 pm CST.

By BBN Staff: Police have arrested two men in Corozal after catching them with over 60 pounds of marijuana.

Police say that around 4:00 p.m. yesterday, officers were on patrol within the 4 Miles Lagoon area of the Santa Elena Border, Corozal District, when they saw two men carrying crocus bags on their shoulders. Both men dropped the bags and ran off when they saw the police, so the officers set chase and captured them.

The men identified themselves as Sergio Ramon Hall, 26-year-old, Belizean farmer, and Nestor Alejandro Cowo, 34-year-old, Belizean taxi driver, both of Chan Chen Village, Corozal District.

The contents of the bag were weighed and totalled 63.7 pounds. Cowo and Hall were charged with possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply, while Cowo was additionally charged with possession of a controlled drug.


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