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Yucatan man caught in Playa del Carmen federal filter with 340 bags of narcotics

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A man who was searched in the federal filter of Playa del Carmen was arrested after being found with narcotics. The search took place after a narcotics dog marked him as positive.

During a routine check, a passenger bus was stopped along the Tulum-Playa del Carmen highway. During the check, an on-site narcotics dog marked a man onboard as positive. Police searched the man’s luggage and located 340 bags of narcotics that included 152 bags of crack, 174 bags of crystal meth, 17 of cocaine and five large bags of marijuana.

Jailed was 45-year-old Santos N from the neighboring state of Yucatan.