Prison break feared, and police mobilize

Fuerza Pública officers set up roadblocks in the Limón area Monday after they received reports that prisoners would try to break out of the penitentiary there.

The tipsters suggested that the prisoners were to get outside help.

Although there were no arrests that were linked clearly to a prison break, officers did detain three men and a woman who were in a vehicle with two handguns and quantities of crack cocaine.

More than 200 persons were checked by police in the checkpoints they erected, they said

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