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Chetumal police arrest man found smuggling merchandise

Chetumal, Q.R. — Elements of the Quintana Roo Police have detained an alleged smuggler in Chetumal. The man, Jorge S, who was arrested Wednesday, is believed to have smuggled goods into the state from Belize.

According to authorities, they captured the man on Insurgentes Avenue at the entrance to the Marseille neighborhood in a police review filter. The Dodge Ram that he was driving was pulled over for inspection, which is when police located two large bags of illegal merchandise.

A detail of the contents was not revealed, however, his bags of merchandise and vehicle were seized upon his arrest.