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Loaded handgun and hundreds of packages of drugs lands 3 in Playa del Carmen jail

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Three people located with hundreds of streets doses of narcotics were jailed in Playa del Carmen Monday. The two men and one woman were removed from a public street by elements of the Ministry of Public Security Monday morning after the drugs and one loaded weapon were found.

Police say the three were located while sitting inside a mototaxi on a street in the Villas del Sol residential area. Patrolling units saw the woman handling bags of what appeared to be cocaine. When approached for questioning, they fled, but were intercepted.

In their possession, authorities located 398 bags of various narcotics as well as a loaded handgun. Jailed are 29-year-old Eleazar N, from the state of Veracruz, 21-year-old Cristina N, from the state of Chiapas and 27-year-old Daniel N, from the state of Tabasco.