Two teenagers from San Pedro town are detained in San Ignacio, Cayo, pending firearms charges. Police say that on Friday night, Charlie Jamil Espat, 18, and a fifteen year old boy, were intercepted in a car at the police checkpoint in Red Creek area of Santa Elena town. Police say when they searched the vehicle, they found a large amount of U.S currency and a 9 millimeter pistol and a magazine containing twelve live rounds of matching ammunition. Both persons were detained pending charges.

Patrick E. Jones