Linden taxi driver nabbed with 64lbs ganja in car during Police roadblock

A 56-year-old taxi driver is now in Police custody after he was busted with 64lbs of cannabis during a roadblock on Monday along the Soesdyke-Linden Highway.
According to information received, on the day in question at about 6:30h, a party of Police was conducting a roadblock exercise in the vicinity of the Highway Patrol Base during which a silver Toyota Premio motor car bearing registration number PAC 1266 was stopped.

The ganja that was found in the car

At the time, the car was being driven by Linden Solomon, of Blueberry Hill, Linden, who was informed by ranks that they would like to conduct a search on the said motor vehicle and he complied.
Upon doing so, one black plastic bag containing three large transparent parcels, one black plastic bag with four large transparent parcels, and one grey duffle bag containing 3 large transparent parcels – all containing ganja – were found.
As such, the suspect was told of the offence committed after which he was arrested and taken to the Timehri Police Station where the cannabis was weighed and amounted to 64lbs.
He was subsequently escorted to the Regional Police Divisional Headquarters 4B for further investigations to be carried out.