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Woman jailed for smuggling drugs into Playa del Carmen prison

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A woman was arrested and jailed over the long weekend after wardens found her with drugs. The 31-year-old prison visitor was located in a controlled area of the Municipal Detention Centre of Playa del Carmen.

A passing narcotics dog marked her as positive. An inspection revealed that Yael N from Veracruz was carrying two blue packages of Alka-Seltzer. Inside, were drugs. During her Sunday afternoon visit to the detention centre, she was arrested and transferred to a jail cell for smuggling narcotic substances into the prison.