Essequibo duo arrested with marijuana


Two men were arrested on Friday by ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) on the Essequibo Coast, Region Two with a quantity of marijuana.

A statement from CANU noted that its officers conducted an operation between Adventure and Good Hope where they intercepted a motor car.

A subsequent search of the vehicle was conducted in the presence of the driver which led to the discovery of a quantity of suspected cannabis, and the arrest of another suspect.

Mitztroy Dash, 42 years of Good Hope and Rayborn Gordon, 32 years of Lima Sands were arrested and escorted to CANU’s headquarters along with the suspected cannabis.

The narcotic tested positive for cannabis and had a total weight of 2.4 kg, with a street value of approximately $1M.

Investigations are ongoing.



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  1. Don A Gomes says

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