Police unearth cocaine in pot

A husband and wife are now in Police custody after they were busted with 535 grams of cocaine in a pot at their Perseverance Village, Region Two (Pomeroon/Supenaam) home.

According to reports, the couple, known to Police since they were charged several times for trafficking in narcotics, were swooped down on at about 15:30h after Police received information that they had the illicit drug stashed in their home.

The man, 55, and his wife, 49, were arrested after the cocaine was found in a pot of water in their kitchen.

The couple along with three others currently have charges of a similar nature pending.

In 2015, the couple was allegedly busted during a raid conducted by ranks from Georgetown. They have in the past also served jail time for a similar offence.