On Friday after 5 p.m. a school warden, Billie Jean Pitts was busted with 4.3 pounds of marijuana. The police say the Belize City school warden was busted as she exited a courier service.
ASP Alejandro Cowo: “Police observe a female exiting the DPMS office located on Dean St. At the time she was in possession of a black bag in her hand. Police intercepted her and conducted a search on the bag which led to the discovery of three parcels containing suspected cannabis. This female was identified as Billie Jean Pitts a 44 year school warden of a Belize City address. The drugs was weighed in her presence and amounted to 1950 grams. She was then arrested and charged for the offense of drug trafficking. The drugs came from the Corozal district. Well that is something that we have been monitoring for a very good while. If you notice there have also been several persons arrested and charged for drug trafficking likewise in San Pedro using the same via the two airlines that fly to San Pedro and Caye Caulker. She assessed her right and remained silent.”
Pitts was charged in magistrate court today.