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Cancun trio apprehended with 5 kilos of marijuana

Cancun, Q.R. — Elements of the Quintana Roo Police arrested three people in Cancun after they were found in possession of more than five kilos of marijuana. The arrests took place in Region 65 where police say 20-year-old Katia N, 21-year-old Evelio N and 26-year-old Elías N were taken into police custody.

In a statement, police say the arrests were made when, during a surveillance tour, they attempted to stop a Hyundai, however, the driver fled. Police caught up with the vehicle which lead to a search and discovery of the 5.3 kilos of marijuana.

The trio were transferred to the Quintana Roo Police facilities and made available to the corresponding authority.