18 pounds of weed inside a ford Matrix Print E-mail
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Thursday, 15 February 2018 00:00

Last Thursday, officers posted at the Belmopan Police Station conducted a search on a vehicle where drugs were found. The search was made on a white Toyota Matrix car where seven parcels of cannabis-- amounting to 18.7 pounds were found.

Subsequent to the search, John Almendarez, a 29 year old Belizean mechanic and Brittany Hutchinson, a Belizean student from Teakettle Village, who were in the vehicle were both arrested and charged for drug trafficking. Last Friday Almandarez pled guilty and was fined $10,000.00 to be paid by December 30, 2018. Meanwhile; bail was granted to Hutchinson in the sum of $3,000.00.