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Three arrested at police filter after guns found

Puerto Aventuras, Q.R. — Three people were taken into custody Sunday after two of them were found in possession of weapons at a police filter.

The two men, reported to be a father and son, were arrested Sunday after an inspection found they were each carrying guns. A vehicle search at the southern police filter of Playa del Carmen revealed the illegal firearms after the vehicle, carrying the two men and one woman, was pulled over.

During the inspection, police found a .22 caliber firearm and a .38 caliber pistol. All three were taken into police custody. The man arrested by the Policía Municipal is said to be a delegate for Puerto Aventuras.