Press "Enter" to skip to content

Mexico City man detained at fed filter with guns, ammo

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Firearms, more than 130 rounds and a vehicle were seized by police at a Playa del Carmen federal police filter. On Friday, officers proceeded to arrest a man after the search of his vehicle at a federal highway filter between Cancun and Playa del Carmen.

The driver of the Jeep was pulled over after he was seen approaching the filter at excessive speed. Once stopped, police noticed a firearm on his belt. A search located 135 rounds of ammo and a second weapon. Taken into custody was 34-year-old Eduardo N from Mexico City.