On Thursday, March 20, 2014, a team comprising of 47 personnel from Eastern Police Division, headed by Sr. Supt. Edwards Broaster descended to the island of San Pedro to conduct police operations. The team consisted of personnel from the Gang Supression Unit (GSU), including its commander Supt Linden Flowers, Special Branch, ITUnit, Anti Drug Unit, ED Quick Response Team, Belize Defense Force BDF) and Coast Guard.
The team operated on the island from Thursday, March 20, 2014 to Saturday, March 22, 2014, conducting searches on premises and persons suspected to be involved in illegal activities, vehicular check points, mobile and foot patrols. A team of SB/GSU along with Coast Guard Personnel also made maritime patrols along the coast, north of San Pedro.
Persons searched: 250
Premises searched: 20
Bases searched: 10
Vehicles checked: 250
Persons arrested: Eight (8) for drugs possession, 1 for Immigration Purposes, 1 for possession of crack pipe, 1 for failing to report (Deportee)
Drugs interdicted: 1, 215.4 grams of cocaine, 1,097.3 grams of cannabis and 1 crack pipe (4.5 inches long) 1 Marijuana Plant measuring 1.5 feet
540grams of Cannabis
Other items found:
1- 9mm CZ 110 without serial number with a magazine containing 3 live rounds of 9mm ammunition
1- Violation traffic ticket issued
1 - Deportee who has failed to report
1 liter Teachers Whisky, 3 liters Bacardi White Rum, 1 Liter Label 5 Whisky (Uncustomed Goods)