Last updated on January 4, 2021
Cancun, Q.R. — Benito Juárez police arrested five people after they were found practise shooting in a clandestine training camp on the outskirts of Cancun.
An anonymous call to 911 alerted authorities to the detonation of firearms in the irregular neighborhood of Tres Reyes. Authorities arrived around 6:30 p.m. to find the group of five trying to escape in two vehicles.
Cancun police were successful in apprehending all five who were found in possession of firearms and ammunition. Along with their arrest, police seized their guns, ammo and two vehicles. Those arrested range in age from 26 to 32 years of age.
The father of one of the arrested males is currently serving time for seven counts of child abuse against minors. In 2011, the father was sentenced to 112 years in prison for child abuse between 2001 and 2003. He was taken into custody in the US and extradited to Cancun where he was sentenced.