Confiscation of Compressed Marijuana in Northern Belize
Monday, June 13th, 2016
Belmopan. June 13, 2016. The Ministry of National Security informs the public that a Belize Defence Force patrol was conducted in the area of Patchacan on 11 June 2016. This patrol led to the discovery of 85 pounds of Marijuana and the detention of three male persons namely: Edilberto Ku, 44-year-old Belizean Vegetable Vendor from Patachacan Village; John Triminio, 59-year-old Belizean Farmer from Xaibe Village; and Gabriel Chan, 28-year-old Belizean Mason from Patachacan Village.
These men were handed over to the Corozal Police Station where they were processed and charged. The marijuana is believed to have a street value of over $7,000 Belizean dollars.
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