Duo charged after CANU finds $1.8M worth of marijuana at their house


Two men, Shammy Edwards and Ken Summer, were arrested over the weekend following the discovery of almost six kilograms of cannabis, concealed in a freezer.

The duo was jointly charged with the offence of possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking on Tuesday.

The duo appeared before Magistrate Michelle Matthias at the New Amsterdam Magistrate’s Court.

Edwards pleaded guilty to the charge. He was released on his own recognizance pending a probation report and sentencing.

Summer denied the allegation. He was granted $200,000 bail.

Edwards and Summer were arrested by ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) on Saturday.

A search was conducted at a Fort Ordnance village, East Berbice-Corentyne residence and several bulky parcels of cannabis were found concealed in a freezer.

Edwards and Summer, who both reside at the house were arrested and taken to CANU headquarters.

The cannabis was weighed and amounted to 5.9kg. It carries a street value of approximately $1.8 million.

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