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Police find two dozen stolen and altered vehicles in Cancun operation

Cancun, Q. R. — Police in Cancun located two dozen vehicles on a private property, some of which were reported as stolen. On Friday morning, authorities armed with a warrant searched a private property in SM 208.

While on site, police seized a total of 22 motorcycles and two cars, some of which had current stolen vehicle reports while others were found with altered VINs. The search operation took place on a property on Leona Vicario Avenue between Marina and 144 Streets.

The hour-long operation lead them to the discovery of the vehicles. Both cars found on the property had altered VINs (vehicle registration numbers). All 24 vehicles were seized from the property, while the property itself was sealed and insured by the state “to carry out the pertinent investigations,” police reported in a statement.

A total of 22 bikes and two cars were removed from the property during the operation. Photo: FGE Feb. 2, 2024.

The operation was carried out by specialized elements from the Prosecutor’s Office in Combating Vehicle and Transportation Theft.