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Dallas man convicted of carrying gun after weekend arrest at Cancun International

Cancun, Q.R. — An American man found entering Mexico with a handgun is waiting sentencing. Over the weekend, Soren “P” was arrested inside the Cancun International Airport after Customs located a weapon.

Soren “P” had arrived from Dallas and was in the process of having his luggage scanned when agents noticed the gun. National Guard took him into legal custody inside Terminal 3 of the Cancun Airport.

He has since been presented before a Cancun judge and found guilty of entering Mexico with an illegal weapon. He is now waiting sentencing.

In a statement, the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) of Quintana Roo, reported the conviction Monday, “a conviction against Soren “P”, of American nationality, for the crime of carrying a firearm,” but did not say what his sentence could be.

According to the police report, elements of the National Guard detained Soren “P” in Terminal 3 of the Cancun International Airport, who arrived on a flight from Dallas, Texas and who was detected in the RX band to have inside his suitcase a .45 mm caliber firearm and a magazine with eight useful .45 mm caliber cartridges, they reported.

Soren “P” remains jailed while local authorities determine his sentence.