24 persons arrested during police stop & search

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Police stop and search operations on Friday in ‘B’ Division (Berbice) and ‘D’ Division (West Demerara/East Bank Essequibo) resulted in the arrest of 24 persons for various criminal offences.

A Police report noted that a five-hour cordon and search operation in the No.1, 2 and 3 Sub-Divisions of Berbice arrested a total of 16 males for robbery under arms, rape, possession of cannabis (two grams) and cocaine (15 grams), break and enter and larceny and unlawful possession of an outboard engine, an acer laptop, three music boxes, and an assortment of tools.

Music boxes found during the police operation in ‘B’ Division

Meanwhile, Police in ‘D’ Division Friday conducted a three-hour operation in the villages of Pouderoyen, Samaroo Dam and Vreed-en-Hoop where eight persons were arrested for narcotics possession, being found on a premise where narcotics offenses and break and enter and larceny.

They are being processed for court.

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