Prison officer busted with ‘ganja’; over 3000 grams found in Angoy’s Avenue
A 26-year-old Prison Officer attached to the New Amsterdam Prison was arrested on Monday evening inside the prison with 528 grams of cannabis and 20 packs of cigarettes.
A police statement noted that the Officer of Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, Berbice, has been on the Authority’s radar for some time now. A case file is being prepared for legal advice.
Meanwhile, police acting on information received, went to a location in Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam Berbice about 12:00hrs on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, and found hidden in a clump of bushes, a five-gallon plastic bucket containing eight parcels of compressed cannabis. The illegal substance which has a total weight of 3665 grams, is lodged as an investigation continues. No one has been arrested in connection with this.