A 25-year-old man of Tuschen Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) was on Sunday arrested after police found 4 grams of marijuana in his possession.
The officers were at the time conducting a raid in search of guns, ammunition, drugs and stolen articles.
During the operation, ranks found a bulky transparent plastic containing a quantity of leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis in a small storeroom at the back of the suspect’s yard.
The man was told of the offence committed and under caution he replied saying that, “is just lil weed, please for a chance.”
The man was, nevertheless, arrested and escorted to the Leonora Police Station where he remains in custody pending charges.