“The stash of weapons and ammo may-be enough to destabilize a country, or take over a small nation.”
On Thursday, August 24, 2023, at about 9:30 a.m., a joint operation was conducted between Belize Customs and the Belize Police.
As a result, the team discovered a carton box that was shipped through a local shipping agency from an alleged address in Miami, USA, to a local address in Belize City. Upon inspection of the carton box, the team discovered one
(1) Canik 9X19 TP9 SF pistol along with two (2) magazines; one (1) black CZ P-10 C Pistol along with two (2) magazines; one (1) Smith and Wesson M&P 9 Shield Plus Pistol along with two (2) magazines; one (1) Draco Cal 7.62x39mm along with one (1) long magazine; one (1) FILA shoes box containing (boxes each containing twenty (20) 7.62×39 rounds of ammunition; twelve (12) plastic containers each containing twenty (20) 7.62×39 rounds of ammunition; four (4) boxes each containing fifty (50) 5.56×45 rounds of ammunition; two (2) boxes each containing one-hundred (100) 9mm rounds of ammunition and one (1) single 7.62×39 round of ammunition.
The firearms and ammunition were sealed, labeled, and deposited as exhibits. The police are investigating.