*On Wednesday, May 3rd, Corozal Police, along with assistance from Customs Department, found two parcels containing 2,066 grams of cannabis inside a hand bag at the Belize Northern Border Customs/BAHA Vehicular Checkpoint. Police detained 27-year-old Joyce Ek of San Pedro Town and Emilio Ek of Corozal Town. The suspected drugs were weighed, and both were jointly charged for ‘Drug Trafficking”.
*On Friday, April 28th, San Pedro Police visited San Pedro High School, where the principal reported that a classroom search was conducted and a teacher found a small quantity of cannabis in one of the students’ bag. He also reported that inside a book on the same student’s desk, police also found a small transparent plastic bag containing more cannabis. Both quantities of suspected drugs were weighed in the presence of the accused, along with their mothers, which amounted to 6.6 grams and 10.8 grams. Police have since arrested and charged two female minors (in the presence of their parents) for ‘Drug Trafficking’.
*On Saturday, April 29th, a female minor visited the San Pedro Police Station, along with her mother, and reported that her father had sexual intercourse with her. She stated that her father has had sexual intercourse with her on four different occasions. After her mother was informed about the situation, they both decided to visit the police station to make a formal report. Police arrested her father for three counts of Incest.