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Minor used as drug trafficking mule

Drug traffickers are very creative with the methods they use to ship illegal substances. But now it seems they are using a successful and old method but instead of adults, they are using minors as mules. Officers from San Ignacio had set up a checkpoint on the George Price Highway on July 12. At 8:30 on Thursday morning they searched a bus that was traveling from the direction of San Ignacio heading towards Belmopan.  They saw a minor acting suspiciously and decided to search him. The 17 year old minor had a knapsack containing 260.1 grams of cannabis. The minor was arrested and in the presence of his guardian he was

charged for drug trafficking.