Posted: Thursday, April 1, 2021. 4:59 pm CST.
By Benjamin Flowers: Orange Walk police have seized almost 40 pounds of marijuana and arrested one man in connection with the bust.
Around 9:00 a.m. today, officers at a vehicle checkpoint at the Toll Bridge, Tower Hill Village, stopped a pickup truck being driven by Jorge Amaliel Burgos, 30.
The officers searched a hidden compartment located under the truck pan and found 28 parcels of cannabis amounting to a combined total of 17,686 grams (38.99 pounds).
They arrested and charged Burgos for the offense of “Possession of Controlled Drugs with Intent to Supply to Another.”
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