Screen_Shot_2016-06-13_at_5.54.14_PMThree Corozal men are behind bars tonight after they were caught with more than 80 pounds of marijuana.


The operation was conducted by members of the Belize Defense Force on Saturday June 11th in an area of Patchakan Village in the Corozal District. The three men namely Edilberto Ku, 44 year old Belizean Vegetable Vendor from Patachakan Village, John Triminio, 59 year old Belizean Farmer from Xaibe Village and Gabriel Chan, 28 year old Belizean Mason from Patachakan Village were found with a total of 85 pounds of Marijuana believed to have a street value of over $7,000 Belize dollars.

All three men were taken to the Corozal Magistrates court this afternoon where they were charged for the offence of drug trafficking and given bail at the amount of thirty thousand dollars each and two sureties of fifteen thousand which they had not met up to news time.

The case was adjourned until July 13th 2016.

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