Knives, screw drivers, scissors, cellphones among prohibited items found during prison search

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The Guyana Prison Service aided by the Joint Services conducted an operation at the Georgetown Prisons on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

items 1In a press release issued this afternoon, the GPS stated that the aim of the exercise was to remove all prohibited articles within the prison, inclusive of weapons, drugs and cellular phones, if any. The exercise commenced at 05:00 hours and all of the Joint Services ranks assigned to the operation were briefed on the objectives before the operation commenced.

items 2According to the statement, the inmates were addressed by the Director of Prisons (ag), Mr. Carl Grahame, DSM, who urged them to cooperate with all instructions given during and after the operation. During the operation thirteen (13) prisoners were transferred to the different prison locations and a number of prohibited articles were unearthed.

The operation concluded at 18:30 hours without any incident.

Items found during the search are as follow:

ITEMS FOUND                                           AMOUNT

 

  1. Lighters –                                               149
  2. Cellphones –                                               44
  3. Batteries –                                               30
  4. Earpiece –                                               19
  5. Cigarettes –                                               19 packs+ 4 singles
  6. Razor blades – 124
  7. Sim Cards –                                               10
  8. Leave,seeds & stems –                       A quantity
  9. Leaves,seeds & Stems (Ziplocks) –           358
  10. Wires –                                               A quantity
  11. Metal Spoons – 09
  12. Ropes   –                                             A quantity
  13. Files   –                                             03
  14. Tattoo Machines – 05
  15. Kitchen Knives –                                        02
  16. Memory Cards –                                        03
  17. Flash Drives        –                                        01
  18. Scissors –                                        11
  19. Axe haw Blades –                                       01
  20. Bamboo Wrap –                                       01 Pack
  21. Improvised Weapons – 173
  22. Pepper –                                   1 Bottle
  23. Hooks –                                   01
  24. Belts –                                   01
  25. Coconut grater –                                   03
  26. Radio Speakers –                                   04
  27. Screwdrivers –                                   03
  28. Mirrors –                                   03
  29. Wirebrush –                                   01
  30. Paddlock –                                   01
  31. Needles (syringe) –                                   11
  32. Tatoo Ink –                                   01 Small bottle
  33. Nail Clips –                                   03
  34. Chargers/Accessories – 60

 

 

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