Home News 6 nabbed with 7.5kg ganja in Berbice
… another nabbed at ECD with 7kg
Six persons were arrested in New Amsterdam, Berbice, on Saturday morning with a large amount of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking. Based on reports received, an intelligence-led operation swooped down on a house and at the time, a man, his wife and daughter along with three other females were in the process of packaging the illegal substance.
The cannabis was confiscated and taken to the New Amsterdam Police Station where it was weighed and amounted to 7.5 kilograms. The six persons are being processed for court where they are expected to be arraigned with possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.
Meanwhile, Police ranks in C Division (East Coast Demerara) have arrested a 30-year-old man of First Street Paradise, East Coast Demerara, with a bag containing seven kilogram of cannabis. He too is being processed for court.
Only Friday last, two men were separately charged after they were found to be in possession of cannabis in Moblissa, Linden/Soesdyke Highway and Kara Kara, Linden respectively.
Police stated that on Thursday last, ranks of a mobile patrol on the Moblissa Linden Highway arrested Kayle Roberts, 23, a handyman of Moblissa with eight parcels of compressed cannabis, amounting to 5.5 kilograms.
In addition, on the same day, ranks on an ATV Patrol in Lower Kara Kara, Linden, arrested 44-year-old Michael Torres, a logger, at his home with one kilogram of cannabis. They were arraigned and remanded to prison by Magistrate Clive Nurse at the Wales Magistrate’s Court.
They will make their next appearance on August 21.