Three arrested with over 300 grams of weed on ‘Spliff Street’

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Police on Thursday arrested three persons at Spliff Street, Church of God Road, Buxton East Coast Demerara (ECD), after they were found with varying quantities of marijuana.

According to a statement from the police, ranks conducted a cordon and search operation in the area between 16:00h and 16:30h.

Those arrested are a 34-year-old resident of Middlewalk Buxton, a 27-year-old warden of Section ‘B’ Buxton and a 35-year-old labourer of Buxton.

The first suspect was found with 66 transparent ziploc bags containing a quantity of suspected cannabis, which amounted to 212 grams, while the warden was found with 11 transparent ziploc bags containing a quantity of suspected cannabis amounting to 9.3 grams.

The labourer was found with a transparent ziploc bag containing a quantity of suspected cannabis amounting to 112 grams. The suspects were told of the offence committed and taken to the Vigilance Police Station where they were placed in custody pending charges.

Additionally, ranks discovered 107 ziploc bags in some bushes on the southern side of Spliff Street, which contained a total of 262 grams of cannabis.

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