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Playa del Carmen police arrest Venezuelan man on narcotics and domestic abuse charges

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Playa del Carmen police have detained a man of Venezuelan nationality on drug and domestic abuse charges. The arrest was made Thursday by officers from the Ministry of Public Security after attending to a report of domestic violence in the city’s center.

The officers who made the arrest were flagged down by a person during a patrol on 10th Street. The person explained that a woman was being assaulted by her boyfriend inside a home on Quinta del Carmen Close.

When officers arrived, they located the man and woman inside the home. Police spoke with the woman who confirmed the attack. She also told police about the drugs he had inside the home, some of which, were located on his person at the time of his arrest.

Taken into custody on narcotics and domestic abuse charges was 31-year-old Kiryet N originally from Venezuela. The woman was provided with support from the Specialized Group of Attention to Family and Gender Violence of the corporation.