Four males arrested for possession of Cannabis, Cocaine


Two intelligence-led operations on the East Bank of Essequibo (E.B.E) and New Amsterdam, Berbice between yesterday (Monday, June 19, 2017) and early this morning (Tuesday, June 20, 2017), have resulted in the arrest of four males, and the seizure of four and a half kilograms of compressed cannabis and thirty-one point three grams of cocaine.

About 17:00hrs on Monday, during a sting operation, ranks went to a house at Tucber Park, New Amsterdam, Berbice where three men were arrested and taken into custody with nine taped parcels of cannabis weighing 4.5kg.

Over at Parika Seadam, E.B.E, police conducted a search at a shop about 03:30hrs on Tuesday morning, and in the presence of the 47-year-old owner, the ranks found a quantity of cocaine pellets inside a hammock, in which he was seen resting.

They are being processed for court.

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