CANU arrests 4 over 5.5 ounces of marijuana


Ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) on Wednesday arrested four persons in connection with the discovery of 157.2 grams (5.5 ounces) of marijuana.

According to a release from CANU, ranks received information and later conducted a search at First Street, Success, East Coast Demerara during which they discovered a quantity of cannabis in Ziploc bags; a further search was conducted in a house at the location and more Ziploc bags were found containing the illegal substance.

“Four individuals were arrested and escorted to CANU Headquarters, where they are presently assisting with the investigations,” CANU noted.

The release concluded, “CANU continues to conduct their operations within various communities with the sole intention of dismantling the networks that are engaged in the sale as well as distribution of narcotics in these areas.”

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