For the first time ever San Pedro Police destroyed over 100 kilos of illicit drugs that have accumulated over the years here on Ambergris Caye. On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the above the ground burning of the drugs took place under heavy police presence.
According to Superintendent Chris Noble from the Coastal Executive Unit of the Police Department the police department got rid of a large amount of drugs that were label as found property and other concluded case that were handled at court. This operations was the first of its kind and Supt. Chris Noble hopes that it is not the last but is hopeful that a proper working incinerator can be brought to the island for such operations to take place.