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Two Cancun youths taken into custody after found with truckloads of weapons, drugs, ammunition

Cancun, Q.R. — Quintana Roo authorities have announced that elements of the Benito Juárez Police arrested two youths who were discovered in possession of numerous drugs, firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.

Benito Juárez Police made the arrest in SM 248 of Cancun along Avenida Limonero after a review of their vehicles revealed the drugs, firearms and ammunition. Police say taken into custody were 21-year-old Carlos N and 17-year-old Gilberto N.

The pair were found in possession of high-powered weapons, including grenade launchers and identifications of an organized crime group. They explained in their report that inside a gray Suzuki vehicle and a black Chevrolet Aveo the pair were transporting long weapons, hand guns, grenade launchers and hundreds of rounds of varying ammunition.

They were also found with a portable radio and a cell phone along with ball caps of organized crime groups Grupo Delta CNJG Quintana Roo and 03 Cartel de Jalisco Mencho emblems, among tactical gear. The drugs found included 50 bags of varying forms of cocaine.

Authorities are investigating their alleged relationship with the attack recorded early Thursday against a police officer’s house.