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Two arrested on Playa highway transporting drugs from Cancun to Tulum

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A routine car inspection along the Playa del Carmen, Tulum highway found a vehicle transporting drugs.

The discovery came after federal police inspected a white Jetta. Members of the regional security division were doing random vehicle inspections when they happened upon the find.

Two arrested on Playa highway for transporting drugs from Cancun to Tulum
Photo: PGR Playa del Carmen

Police say two men were arrested after they found marijuana hidden in two places on the outside of the car.

The pair were transporting drugs from Bonfil in Cancun, to Tulum.

Iván Alexis N., 26 and his companion Jesús José N., 25, both of Mexican nationality and residing in Alfredo V. Bonfil, were transferred along with the vehicle to the facilities of the Office of the Prosecutor General of the state in Playa del Carmen for legal processing.