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19 July 2017






At 11:50am on 18th July 2017, while police were conducting patrol on Louise Bevans Street, Belize City, where they saw a green Geo Prizm car which was occupied by Jesus Emmanuel VALERA, 20-year-old Construction Worker of Corozal Town, and Calvin Jerome CATHOUSE, 28-year-old Construction Worker of Belize City. Upon seeing the police, the men sped off in the car onto Central American Boulevard. While pursuing the car, police saw one of the men throwing a package out of the car. They were later apprehended and taken back to the area where they threw the package where police found a bag containing 2,033 kilograms of cannabis. Both men have since been detained pending charges.  



At 3:30pm on 18th July 2017, police conducted a search in a wooden bungalow house located in the San Mateo area, San Pedro Town, which led to the discovery of a .45 Colt pistol, (7) .45 live rounds and a magazine under a mattress in the bedroom. Present at the time of the search were 42-year-old Maria Elena PAGUADA, 18-year-old Tony Montana McDONALD, a 17-year-old and a 13-year-old minor. All persons have since been detained, pending charges.



On 18th July 2017, Elberta VELASQUEZ, 46-year-old of Esperanza Village,reported that, on the 9th of July 2017 at about 8:15pm was the last time she saw her son, Anthony MOORE, 22-year-old of same address, when he went to bed. On the 10th of July 2017 at about 6:00am, she checked on her children and noticed that Anthony was not at home. After a week, she began to worry because he had never gone for so long. On 17th of July 2017 at about 11:30am, she learnt that her son went to Arenal Village to drop off a chainsaw and has not returned since. He was last seen wearing a gray under armor long sleeve shirt, blue short jean pants and a pair of blue and white Nike tennis shoes. He is of brown complexion, slim built, weighs about 110 pounds, stands about 5 feet 4 inches in height, has short black hair, small ears, thick eyebrows. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Anthony is asked to call the nearest Police station.




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