Two intelligence-led operations, on the East Bank of Essequibo (EBE) and New Amsterdam, Berbice between Monday and early Tuesday morning, have resulted in the arrest of four males and the seizure of four and a half kilograms of compressed cannabis and over 31 grams of cocaine.
This is according to the Guyana Police Force, Public Relations and Press Officer, Superintendent Jairam Ramlakhan, who in a released statement said that around
17:00hrs on Monday, during a sting operation, ranks went to a house at Tucber Park, New Amsterdam, Berbice where three men were arrested and taken into custody with nine taped parcels of cannabis weighing 4.5kg.
Meanwhile, over at Parika Seadam, EBE, Ramlakhan posited that, officers conducted a search at a shop about 03:30hrs on Tuesday morning and in the presence of the 47-year-old owner, the ranks found a quantity of cocaine pellets inside a hammock, in which he was reportedly resting.
The implicated persons are being processed for court.