Posted: Thursday, November 18, 2021. 5:13 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Police have arrested a retired police sergeant in connection with a kilo of cocaine.
Police found the cocaine brick while conducting a search on a vehicle being driven at the time by the retired sergeant, 53-year-old Hilbert Inez Castillo.
The bust happened just before 5:00 p.m. yesterday in Belmopan.
Castillo had reportedly left the Police Training School, after visiting some officers on the compound. The living quarters for those officers were searched but nothing incriminating was found.
This afternoon, Commander of Operations, Assistant Commissioner of Police Alford Grinage, confirmed the discovery of a kilo of suspected cocaine in the vehicle driven by the retired police sergeant in Belmopan.
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