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Minor and 19-year-old charged for drug trafficking

By Michelle Sutherland
A 17-year-old minor from Hills of Promise in the Cayo District and a 19-year-old from Caye Caulker village have both been charged for ‘drug trafficking’ in seperate offences.
On Wednesday around 6:30 a.m. police who were conducting vehicular checkpoint between miles 71 and 72 on the George Price highway executed a search inside a passenger bus, which was travelling from Benque Viejo to San Ignacio.
Cops found a black and blue bag inside the bus which contained 205 grams of cannabis. Cops also found personal documents police used to identify the owner, resulting in his detention and subsequent charge.
Also on January 10th, around 3:00 p.m. police searched the residence of 19-year-old Sandy Anthony Santoya in Caye Caulker, which resulted in the discovery of 1.47 grams of cocaine. The drug was found packaged inside two small transparent zip-lock bags.
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