Woman busted attempting to smuggle drugs stuffed in Tennis Rolls inside NA Prison


A 29-year-old Dispensary Dam, Ankerville, Port Mourant, Berbice woman, is in Police custody after she attempted to smuggle 11 grams of suspected marijuana stuffed in Tennis Rolls inside the New Amsterdam Prison on Wednesday at around noon.

Gladwin Samuels, the Director of Prisons, in a statement, said that Hemwattie Charandeo, also known as “Heerawattie Seepersaud” took self-support items for her relative Bilall McLeanon, who is currently on remand at the New Amsterdam Prison for murder.

During a search of the items at the self-support office, Principal Prison Officer II, N. Haynes unearthed from a number of Tennis Rolls, some small transparent plastic bags which contained the prohibited items.

“The plastic bags with the prohibited items were removed and weighed. The items amounted to 11 grams. The suspect is in police custody,” Samuels said.

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