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Seven men and seven weapons seized from central PDC street

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Seven employees of a security company were arrested in Playa del Carmen for illegal firearm possession. The group of security guards were arrested by PDC Tourist Police after they were found in possession of guns and fake permits.

The seven men were taken into custody from 12th Street and 10th Avenue. Six were found carrying a short firearm while one was in possession of a long firearm. The permits they produced were found to be apocryphal, signed by a former police chief.

Their weapons, stocked magazines and fake permits were all seized. Photo: SSP Solidaridad June 14, 2023.

The seven men and their seven weapons and stocked magazines were taken into custody for the Attorney General’s Office. The head office of the company they reportedly work for is located in the city of Cancun.