Police ranks who were on foot patrol yesterday along the Guyana/Brazil Bridge at Takatu, Lethem, Region Nine, observed a man running away after dumping a bag as they approached, according to a police statement issued this morning.
The statement added that the officers retrieved the bag which was found to contain a quantity of marijuana. The unidentified man was not caught.
And in another matter, in the Cinderella county (Region Two) law enforcement officials conducted a search on the baggage of a man at the 70Km Checkpoint, Essequibo, yesterday.
Three kilograms of marijuana were found and as such the man was arrested and is presently in police custody assisting with the investigations.