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Two in Cancun found with drugs, guns, ammo

Cancun, Q.R. — The Attorney General of the State of Quintana Roo has reported the arrest of two men found with weapons, cartridges and drugs.

The pair were arrested by Policía Ministerial after a review of the vehicle in which they were traveling revealed guns, ammunition and bags of narcotics. In a press release, la Fiscalía General del Estado de Quintana Roo says Erick N and Néstor N were arrested when police found three AR-15 weapons, more than 600 cartridges and bags of marijuana and cocaine inside their vehicle.

The arrest was made June 7 at approximately 5:45 a.m. near the intersection of Chaac Mool Avenue with Niños Héroes Avenue in Cancun. In their report, police say they requested the Yucatan-plated Volkswagen jetta to pull over, however, the driver ignored the request and instead, accelerated.

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Requesting assistance, state police were able to intercept the speeding car being chased by ministerial police. Once stopped, a review of the vehicle revealed the illegal items.

Arrested were 23-year-old Erick Ismael M.S. from Salina Cruz, Oaxaca and 32-year-old Nestor Rafael A.N. originally from Progreso, Yucatán.