Cevons workers busted attempting to smuggle contraband into prison


Three employees attached to Cevons Waste Management, were today caught attempting to smuggle cigarettes and marijuana into the Lusignan, East Coast Demerara prison.

The contraband which the men attempted to smuggle inside the prison

Director of Prisons (ag), Glawin Samuels confirmed the incident. According to a report from the Guyana Police Force, at 10:45 hrs today, police acting on information conducted a search of a vehicle owned by the Waste Disposal Service, which had entered the “Old Compound” of the Lusignan Prison and found therein a haversack containing in excess of 860 grams of cannabis and two cartons of cigarettes.

The driver and two porters, one being a female, were searched and 24 grams of cannabis were found in the driver’s pants pocket.
The driver, 25-years-old, of Middle Walk, Buxton, East Coast Demerara, along with the porters; a 26-year-old male from Russel Street, Charlestown, Georgetown and the 32-year-old female of ‘C’ Field Reserve, Sophia, are in custody assisting with the investigation.
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