Caye Caulker Police report
Saturday, December 14th, 2013
Possession of Controlled Drug and Drug Trafficking
On Tuesday, December 10th about 8AM, while Caye Caulker Police officers were conducting patrol by the South Point Area of Caye Caulker Village they conducted a search on a male person seen in the area who was later learnt to be Edwardo Lanza, 28 years, for illegal drugs. Upon searching the right front pocket of his pants, police found a black plastic bag containing 27 smaller transparent plastic bags each containing a substance suspected to be cannabis. He was placed under arrest and escorted to the station along with the suspected drugs. At the station, the cannabis was weighed which amounted to 46.8 grams. Edwardo Lanza was formally arrested and charged for the offence of Possession of a Controlled Drugs.
Later that day, Caye Caulker Police escorted Lanza to his apartment located on Luciano Reyes Street, Caye Caulker Village where they conducted a search for illegal drugs and firearm. Present at the time was Clara Ack, 20 year. Ack is the common law wife of Lanza. Search was conducted inside the house but nothing was found. Upon searching underneath a white bucket that was under a water vat beside the apartment, a black plastic bag was found which contained two compressed parcels wrapped up with transparent plastic which contained suspected cannabis. The cannabis was weighed and amounted to 412.2 grams. Edwardo Lanza and Clara Ack were formally arrested and charged for the offence of Drug Trafficking and remain in custody at the Caye Caulker Police Station. They will be escorted to the San Pedro Magistrate Court on Wednesday, December 11th for a court hearing.
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