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Cozumel authorities detain one after area residents call police

Cozumel, Q.R. — A strong police mobilization took place in Colonia San Miguel after firearm detonations during an alleged drug sale.

Elements of the National Guard along with island police arrested one male subject after he allegedly fired shots at a man on a motorcycle during a drug sale.

The incident was recorded on 16th street where witness reported the alleged drug transaction to the emergency number. Area residents reported that the man on the motorcycle fled after the shorts were fired at him.

Authorities responding to the call were successful in securing drugs and weapons in a nearby house.