Man busted with 25 pounds of marijuana in freezer


A 26-year-old man was arrested after Police found 25 pounds of marijuana in a freezer. The discovery was made at around 06:30 hours on Friday at Betsy Ground, East Canje, Berbice.

A Police report said that a party of Policemen searched a freezer that was in the yard and found a black, bulky plastic bag containing 12 brown, bulky wrapped parcels and two transparent parcels all containing a quantity of leaves, seeds, and stems suspected to be cannabis.

The suspect was told of the offence committed, cautioned, and arrested.  He was then taken to Central Police Station along with the suspected cannabis and a black and red XR motorcycle.  The suspected cannabis was weighed in his presence and amounted to 25 pounds or 11.34 kilogrammes. 

He was placed into custody pending further investigations and charges.


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