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Assault against Cozumel police officer gets two arrested

Cozumel, Q.R. — Elements of Public Security of Cozumel have arrested two male subjects found with drugs after one of them physically attacked a police officer.

The incident happened around midnight in the Emiliano Zapata area of Cozumel when patrolling police noticed the pair driving erratically on a motorcycle. According to Guido Renán Rosas López, the Director de Seguridad Pública y Tránsito de Cozumel, police stopped the pair, which is when one of the men physically assaulted a police officer.

That assault saw his arrest, however, after an inspection of their person, the pair were also detained for drug possession when nine bags of marijuana were found. Rosas López says elementos of Seguridad Pública de Cozumel arrested Alejandro H.C. and Ángel D.M.D. on drug and assault charges.