They arrest a couple for charging “floor rights” in Playa del Carmen

A couple, a man and a woman, who were known to merchants in Carmen beach for extorting and charging “floor rights”, they were arrested by elements of the Municipal Secretariat of Public Security in Solidarity. At the time of their seizure they had in their possession more than 20 thousand pesos in cash.

According to official information, the arrest of this couple was thanks to a report they made through the emergency number 9-1-1, where they pointed out that two subjects were extorting merchants and requesting money in the Nicte-Ha neighborhood, for which they requested help from the police.

They are already behind bars

Within minutes, elements of the Quintana Roo Police They arrived at the site and interviewed the victims, who gave the general characteristics of the alleged culprits. After that, they implemented a strong search and location operation and it was on 110th Avenue in the beach area that they located the couple.

They arrest a couple for charging “floor rights” in Playa del Carmen

The officers, when talking with those who identified themselves as Ana “N”, 51 years old, originally from the state of Campeche and Alexander 28-year-old “N” from the state of Veracruz, they adopted a violent attitude and physically assaulted the officers, for that reason they were insured.

During the security inspection, 22,000 pesos in national currency of different denominations and 67 US dollars were found among their belongings, for which they suspect that they had already gone to various establishments, which fell into the trap of these individuals, since they were pretend to be people from organized crime.

So far it is known that these people were made available to the Quintana Roo State Attorney General’s Office for the corresponding procedures and to determine the legal situation of the couple, it is expected that the victims will file a complaint for the crime of extortion.

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