Orange Walk Police are today reporting a significant cocaine bust with a street value of over twenty four thousand dollars. The operation happened at around 3:00 this afternoon after Police received information from a concerned citizen reporting a suspicious person hiding something in an empty lot. When the Police, Domestic and Special Branch team descended on the empty lot located on Pasture Street and conducted a search they found a black plastic pack containing a powdery substance believed to be cocaine.

selvinSuperintendent Selvin Tillette - Officer Commanding OWDP

“The package was photographed and taken to the Orange Walk Police station where is was weight to an amount of 1200 grams of Cocaine, a preliminary test was conducted and it resulted in the presence of cocaine detected, at the moment we are still trying to follow up on it to see if we could detect where it came from and if we can find any more in the area.”

No one was found in the area at the time of the search and the drugs were deposited as found property. Orange Walk Police are currently conducting further investigation into the matter.

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