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Drug Bust in Tulum, Playa del Carmen, and Cancún: 9 Arrested!

In a series of three operations, police in the municipalities of Tulum, Solidaridad, and Benito Juárez apprehended nine individuals and confiscated drugs. The suspects are believed to be involved in retail drug trafficking and related violent crimes.

The State Attorney General's Office reported that seven of the arrested individuals, six from Tulum and one from Solidaridad, are believed to be part of a criminal gang responsible for violence in these areas.

The first operation took place near Géminis Norte Avenue in Tulum, where six people – five men and one woman – were arrested while allegedly trading various narcotics. The suspects were identified as Kevin Yonathan “N”, Iván David “N”, Edwin Janitziu “N”, David Alfonso “N”, Miguel Alejandro “N” and Mirian Guadalupe “N”. They were found in possession of a substance resembling marijuana during a routine search.

In a separate operation in Solidaridad, Jorge Luis “N” was arrested on Isla Bermudas Street in the Villamar 2 district. He was found with what appeared to be marijuana and a sum of cash. Preliminary investigations suggest that these seven individuals are part of the same criminal group involved in narcotics sales and distribution in Tulum and Solidaridad.

In Cancún, on the streets of Supermanzana 234, Henry Armin "N" and Jesús Alfonso "N" were apprehended. They were found with substances resembling marijuana, meth, and crack-cocaine. Investigations suggest that these two are linked to a criminal group operating in Cancún.

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Following the operations, the detainees and the seized evidence were handed over to the Public Prosecutor's Office. The legal status of the detainees will be determined in accordance with the law.