They were found in possession of 7.4 kilos of heroin and tonight they are paying the price for committing the crime. Twenty five year old Eber Rivera of San Joaquin Village, Corozal, 51 year old Fermin Velasquez of Ranchito Village, Corozal, 51 year old Kua Liao, Chinese businessman of Mile 8, George Price Highway and 38 year old Salvadoran domestic Alba Velasquez of Ranchito Village, Corozal are spending their first night at the Hattiville Prison after being arraigned this morning at the Corozal Magestrates Court for drug trafficking.
As reported last night, the Police Anti-Drug Unit was on a special operation when they searched a residence located near the junction of the Phillip Goldson Highway and the Maya Airstrip road where all four persons were in. There authorities found seven parcels of suspected heroin which amounted to 7, 418 grams. All four will remain in priosn until their next court date. We understand they will apply for bail at the Supreme Court level.