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Drug Plane lands near Blue Creek

Posted By: Marty

Drug Plane lands near Blue Creek - 08/16/18 11:15 AM

Itís a Bird! Itís a plane: A Beechcraft Baron in Blue Creek

We have reported on a number of suspected drug planes that crash land in Orange Walk, specifically near Blue Creek Village. Well, another one crash landed early this morning in that same village about 12 miles northwest from the Blue Creek Police Station and about half mile from the Mexican border line. It is a twin engine Beechcraft Baron with the markings B58, and as you can see here, it was almost burnt to a crisp. Police have been on the scene searching for clues that can directly link this plane to a drug operation. But so far, they have not found any concrete evidence. As we have reported, In March 2018, another drug plane landed in this same area. It was a Beechcraft 200 Super King Air. But it was not torched.

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Posted By: Marty

Re: Drug Plane lands near Blue Creek - 08/17/18 10:31 AM

No Answers in Burnt Beechcraft Baron Case

What’s the deal with the twin-engine Beechcraft Baron ? Well, police can’t say because they don’t have any concrete information at this point. They say so far they haven’t found anything at the site that connects the landing to a drug operation.

ACP Joseph Myvette - Head, NCIB
"On Wednesday the 15th of August shortly before 8 AM police received information of the remains of a burnt aircraft in an area southwest of Blue Creek Village known as Tres Legias where upon arrival the officers observed the remains of a burnt twin engine aircraft on the ground at a registered airstrip in that area. The scene was processed and the entire area was searched; however no other item was found in the entire area that was searched."

Daniel Ortiz
"Sir will you be able to concede that the way this aircraft was handled and the location near to the border, it suggests that a drug operation took place. Would you be willing to concede to that's maybe what happened?"

ACP Joseph Myvette
"I would not go into or venture into that in the absence of having the evidence to support that."

Reporter
"Sir but all of these suspected drug planes landing since November, increasing since then - does the police have any intelligence on residence in nearby communities being involved in any drug trade?"

ACP Joseph Myvette
"Well I know that on several occasions, several persons detained and interviewed in relation to these investigations; however no supporting evidence to support any charges was recieved during these investigations."

Police say the site is about 8 to 10 miles Southwest of Blue Creek.

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