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Cozumel police detect collection of drug package, couple arrested

Cozumel, Q.R. — Police officers along with members of the Navy arrested a couple in a supermarket parking lot after detecting a load of drugs.

According to preliminary information, Ministerial Police and elements of la Secretaría de Marina arrested the man and woman after they attempted to avoid a patrolling police unit. The driver of the Toyota truck parked the vehicle in a covered area of a supermarket and left the vehicle after picking up a parcel from a courier company.

Police inspected the open bed of the vehicle and located boxes of canned vegetables. Inside the cans, was marijuana. Police seized approximately 8 kilos of the dried drug along with the driver and his wife.