BV man arrested with over 60 grams of marijuana


A 28-year-old unemployed man is in custody after being arrested with 64.9 grams of marijuana. 

Reports are that at about 20:45h on Friday, ranks were on patrol duty in the vicinity of Beterverwagting Sideline Dam, East Coast Demerara (ECD), when they observed the man standing on a wooden bridge acting suspiciously. 

As a result, they carried out a search on his person but did not find anything illegal. However, one transparent plastic bag which contained a quantity of leaves, seeds, and stems suspected to be cannabis was found on a mailbox next to him. 

He was told of the allegation, cautioned, arrested, and escorted to the Beterverwagting Police Station, where the suspected cannabis was weighed in his presence. He was placed into custody pending investigation.


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