Ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Wednesday arrested a 36-year-old security guard for the possession of marijuana.
The arrest was made at around 14:30hrs in New Amsterdam, Berbice.
According to the police, the suspect was an occupant of a minibus at the time of his arrest.
The cannabis weighed some 8500 grams.
The man, who hails from Buxton, East Coast Demerara, is being processed for court.