Two cops arrested at roadblock with ganja, cocaine and ammo
Two serving members of the Guyana Police Force were arrested in the wee hours of Monday after they were found with drugs and ammunition at a roadblock on the Cove and John Public Road, East Coast Demerara.
Police Constables Albert Beresford and Julius Cambridge were intercepted in a silver motorcar (PAB 7863) at about 02:30hrs.
The driver of the car, identified as a 32-year-old mason of Vigilance, East Coast Demerara was also arrested.
Police said the men were observed acting suspiciously, and as such, a search was conducted.
During the search, a grey and black bag was found with two parcels of marijuana.
In addition, another container inside the bag contained several parcels of rocklike substances that appeared to be cocaine.
The suspected cocaine was weighed and amounted to 170 grams. The suspected cannabis was weighed and amounted to 9, 430 grams.
A further search was carried out in the car, and two .38, two .40 and (11) eleven 9mm rounds of ammunition were found.
Albert Beresford is stationed at the Clonbrook Police Outpost while Julius Cambridge is stationed at the Cane Grove Police Station.
The suspects are currently in custody as investigations continue.