Cancun, Q.R. — A Canadian man arriving on a WestJet flight was arrested at the Cancun International Airport after officers found a handgun in his luggage.
The man, identified as Timoty N from Calgary, Alberta, was taken into custody by federal police after a routine search of his luggage produced a Colt .25 automatic hand gun. Police also found cartridges.
According to police, when performing security and surveillance functions in the international arrivals area of Terminal 4, they inspected the checked baggage of Timoty N which is when the found the gun and ammo.
Since he lacked the necessary documentation to bring the weapon into Mexico, he was taken into custody and placed at the disposal of the Federal Public Prosecutor’s Agency.