CANU seizes $2.4M in cocaine during Bel Air Avenue raid
Four persons, including a teenager, were taken into custody following the discovery of a quantity of cocaine and ganja at Bel Air Avenue, Lamaha Gardens, Georgetown on Saturday.
Based on reports received, ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) conducted an operation at a residence in Bel Air Avenue, Lamaha Gardens, during which two parcels of cocaine and a quantity of cannabis were unearthed.
At the time of the raid, three adults and a teenager were in the house, and they have been taken into custody.
Those arrested are: 55-year-old Keith King, who is no stranger to CANU, having been charged in the case wherein cocaine was found in a lumber shipment in 2013; Dexter Stuart, 49, and Altheann Lyte, 33.
They have all been escorted to CANU Headquarters, along with the narcotics, which, when weighed, amounted to 2.292kg, which has a street value of approximately $2.4 million, while the ganja weighed 64 grams.
All of the suspects are presently in custody as police investigations continue.