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Nine people in Cancun arrested for drugs, weapons

Cancun, Q.R. — Nine people, including four minors, were arrested in Cancun Friday afternoon after being found in possession of drugs, a weapon and cartridges.

The arrest occurred in the city’s region of 251 after a security agency reported individuals attempting to steal a truck from a refreshment company.

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Elements of the Municipal Police moved to the area where they found more than an attempted auto heist. While they did arrest nine people for the attempted theft, they also found them carrying a large load of illegal weapons and drugs.

During their search, police found the five adults and four minors carrying more than 100 packages of marijuana packaged for individual sale, a .9-millimeter firearm, cartridges of different calibers and several packets of cigarettes.

All nine were apprehended and transferred to the corresponding authorities to be investigated.