Report Calgary man arrested in Cancun after gun ammo found

first_imgCANCUN (660 NEWS) – A Calgary man has reportedly been arrested after arriving on a WestJet flight in Cancun, Mexico.According to the Riviera Maya News, he was taken into custody after authorities discovered a Colt .25 automatic handgun and cartridges in his baggage.Police say they were performing security and surveillance functions in the international arrivals area of Terminal 4 when they searched his bags.RELATED: Heroin bust at the Calgary International AirportHe is being held because he lacked the necessary documentation to bring the gun into the country and is being held with the Federal Public Prosecutor’s Agency.660 NEWS reached out to Global Affairs Canada and officials supplied the following statement:“Global Affairs Canada is aware that a Canadian citizen was detained in Mexico. Due to the provisions of the Privacy Act, no further information can be disclosed.”last_img

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