San Pedro Police begin Anti-drugs operation

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

On Thursday, December 3rd between 5AM and 6:30AM, acting on Special Branch Intelligence, a joint team of San Pedro Criminal Investigation Branch, Special Branch and Quick Response Team personnel conducted a joint anti-drugs operation within San Pedro Town. The operation yielded the following results:

*A search was conducted at the apartment of 53-year-old Anthony Montes and 43-year-old Clarina August both residents of the Bayside Area, San Pedro Town. A thorough search led to the discovery of a black plastic bag containing three small transparent plastic bags with a combined 67 grams of suspected Cannabis. An officer who was posted near the bedroom window prior to gaining entrance, observed that a small black pouch was thrown outside. The pouch was retrieved and was observed to contain 12 small wrapped transparent parcels containing a combined 45.4 grams of suspected Cannabis. Both accused were jointly arrested and charged for “Drug Trafficking” and “Possession of a Controlled Drug”.

*A search was conducted at the residence of 33-year-old Deon Pitts and 22-year-old Glenis Martin, both residents of the Bayside Area, San Pedro Town. A thorough search was conducted inside their home, however nothing incriminating was found inside. Again an officer posted outside of the building observed something being thrown out the window. The item thrown out was a black plastic bag containing a yellow plastic bag and three small parcels of suspected Cannabis wrapped in transparent plastic which amounted to 99.6 grams cannabis. Both accused were jointly arrested and charged for “Drug Trafficking”.


Please help support Local Journalism in Belize

For the first time in the history of the island's community newspaper, The San Pedro Sun is appealing to their thousands of readers to help support the paper during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 1991 we have tirelessly provided vital local and national news. Now, more than ever, our community depends on us for trustworthy reporting, but our hard work comes with a cost. We need your support to keep delivering the news you rely on each and every day. Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Please support us by making a contribution.

Click to Donate

Follow The San Pedro Sun News on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook. Stay updated via RSS

Leave a Reply

Comments are closed on this post.