A business establishment was robbed at gunpoint yesterday evening in Bella Vista Village, Toledo District. Police say that a man wielding a hand gun barged into Charlton’s Cable Office which also provides services of the Insurance Corporation of Belize and Western Union. The man reportedly demanded that the cashier, 29 year old Leslie Williams, hand over the monies. Williams refused and a struggle ensued between the robber and cashier. The thief hit Williams with the gun which, as a consequence, went off. He then made ran out the office into a blue 4-door D-max and made good his escape. He took cash pan containing five hundred and fifty two dollars.
Fifty five marijuana plants were discovered in Crooked Tree Village, Belize District. Police conducted a search in the village yesterday morning. They found the plants at the residence of 63 year old Norma Aldana. Also present at the time was 26-year-old David Aldana. The plants ranged from eleven inches to three feet in height. Both persons were arrested and charged for the offence of cultivation of Cannabis
San Pedro police have discovered and confiscated a firearm. During a search in the Boca del Rio Area on the island, authorities found a 380 auto pistol along with one magazine and a 380 live round. No one was arrested and the items were labeled as found property.