Wanted man nabbed by Police with ammo, ganja

…offers $350,000 bribe to Police

The cannabis and ammunition found on Hazel’s premises during the search

Jamal Anthony Hazel, a 27-year-old construction worker who has been wanted for various offences linked to murder and robbery-under-arms, has been nabbed by Police at his residence at Hope, East Coast Demerara.
In an intelligence-led operation, Police conducted a search at Hazel’s residence between 16:00h and 17:00h on Wednesday, and discovered a strap bag containing eight 12-gauge shotgun cartridges, four live .38 rounds of ammunition, eight small transparent containers, and one bulky transparent plastic bag filled with leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis.
Police have said that when Hazel was told of the offences and cautioned, he offered them a bribe to resolve the situation, saying: “Officer, let we deal with these rounds nah, and de weed? I get $350,000 fuh deal with this and done this scene here”.
He was promptly arrested, and a further search around the house unearthed a tray with approximately 15 seedlings suspected to be cannabis plants atop an old minibus in the front yard.
Hazel was escorted to the Cove and John Police Station, where the suspected cannabis was weighed and amounted to 42 grams. The tray with suspected cannabis plants and the black and grey bag were lodged there as well, while
Jamal Hazel has been detained pending further investigation
He is wanted by the Major Crimes Investigation Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) Headquarters for various offences, including murder and robbery under arms. (G12)