Two years after he walked free, man busted with ecstasy pills


Christopher Dexter Garraway, 49, has been re-arrested by ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) after he was found with a quantity of ecstasy pills on Monday.

His arrest comes two years after he was suspected of being the supplier of $6.5M worth of cocaine and cannabis but was found not guilty by the magistrate, however, a porter was fined $19.7 million and sentenced to three years imprisonment.

CANU, in a statement, said its ranks were working along with enforcement officers from the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) when they conducted a joint operation at #79, Corriverton, Berbice on Monday.

There, they intercepted a vehicle and a subsequent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of a quantity of pinkish pills suspected to be ecstasy.

Garraway was arrested and escorted to CANU headquarters, with the suspected narcotics, which tested positive for ecstasy.

The four parcels containing 400 pills weighed a total of 150.7 grammes and had a street value of $600,000.

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