Posted: Friday, October 16, 2020. 10:20 am CST.
By BBN Staff: Police have arrested and charged a truck driver after he was caught last night with almost 12 kilograms of packaged marijuana.
Police found the drugs while conducting a stop and search on a freight truck at the Carmelita checkpoint around 10:30 p.m.
Looking at a disconnected fuel tank that was mounted under the driver’s side, the officers found a secret compartment that contained 22 parcels of marijuana.
The parcels weighed a combined 11.916 Kilograms.
Police charged the driver Thomas Bermudez, 35, for possession of controlled drugs with intent to supply to another.
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