Five Taken In for Cocaine on Ambergris Caye

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Updated: May 19, 2017

Five persons were jointly arrested and charged for possession of a controlled drug in San Pedro Town on Thursday night at around ten o’clock when they were found in possession of cocaine.  Reports are that the officers were on mobile patrol in the Boca del Rio area when they came across five male persons sitting in a golf cart.  A search was carried out on the persons and the golf cart. During the search police found one person in possession of six transparent plastic bags with suspected cocaine with an additional bag with cocaine found in the golf cart.  The five persons charged includes a minor as well as 18-year-old, Alfredo Pasqual; 21-year-old, Jose Marroquin; 23-year-old, Antonio Marroquin and 23-year-old, Leroy Hendricks.