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Tabasco man arrested carrying loaded firearm in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A 20-year-old man from Tabasco was arrested in Playa del Carmen after not being able to provide a permit to carry the firearm found in his possession.

It was during a joint operation between the Municipal Public Security Secretariat, the National Guard and the State Public Security Secretariat, that a male was seized for carrying a loaded firearm. He was also found in possession of cartridges.

The arrest occurred on Sunday night in the vicinity of the In House neighborhood when the now detained was riding a motorcycle without lights. Police stopped him and when conducting a security review, they found the weapon among his belongings.

The unnamed man was transferred to the state police base for the corresponding legal procedures.

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