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Two armed Cancun taxi drivers arrested

Cancun, Q.R. — Two taxi drivers have been taken into custody by police in two separate, but closely timed arrests, after they were found armed.

One man, 46-year-old Victor Manuel from Matamoros, Tamaulipas, was arrested after police found him armed. He said he was a taxi driver, residing in Villas Otoch Paraíso. Police took him into custody and seized his Nissan taxi belonging to the Andrés Quintana Roo taxi drivers union.

Another man, 27-year-old Marco Antonio from Chetumal, was also arrested by Municipal Police after they found him in possession of a charger supplied with 25 9 mm caliber cartridges at 1:45 a.m. along on the Cancun-Tulum highway.

The man says he is a taxi driver who lives in Cancun. He was arrested and his personal vehicle seized by police.