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Cozumel police capture man for drug, firearm charges

Cozumel., Q.R. — Cozumel police have reported the arrest of 27-year-old Erik B on drug and firearm charges. In a press release, the Fiscalía General del Estado (FGE) says that police captured Erick B in the Maravilla neighborhood in the municipality of Cozumel.

The arrest was achieved in coordination with elements of the Ministry of Public Security and the National Guard during a joint operation when the subject was caught after attempting to flee on foot along 85th Avenue.

A chase was launched and at the time of his capture, they found two firearms, a large bag of marijuana, eight large bags of cocaine and one bag of crack.

The substances, weapons and detainee were placed at the disposal of the Specialized Prosecutors for drug-related crimes. Erik B is originally from Merida, Yucatan.