Stolen items, ganja, cocaine unearthed during Police operations in Berbice
At least five people were arrested on Wednesday during Police operations in East Canje and New Amsterdam which unearthed cocaine, ganja and stolen items.
Based on reports received, members of the Police Narcotics Branch and B (Berbice) Division conducted a four-hour cordon-and-search operation in several villages.
During the search at Sheet Anchor Village, East Canje, a businessman was arrested after 313 grams of cannabis was found in his possession. In addition, a house was searched at St John’s Street, New Amsterdam, where 377g of cannabis, along with 15g of cocaine, was found. Three males have been arrested.
Finally, a male resident of Howard’s Alley, New Amsterdam was arrested after a search of his premises revealed a quantity of suspected stolen items and several suspected fake business stamps and a passport.
The operations were spearheaded by a Senior Superintendent and involved 20 other ranks. The suspects are being processed for court, before the end of the week.