Youth arrested over ganja, cocaine in butter bucket

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A 23-year-old man has been arrested over the discovery of marijuana and cocaine in a butter bucket.

Police, acting on information received, intercepted a public transportation vehicle on Sunday at around 06:30hrs at the Kurupukari Police Outpost.

A search was conducted and a butter bucket containing 1,667 grams of suspected cannabis and 171 grams of suspected cocaine, was found in the vehicle concealed in several taped parcels.

A 23- year- old porknocker of Saffron Street, Charlestown, Georgetown, who was a passenger, has admitted ownership of the suspected prohibited drugs.

He is in custody assisting with the investigation.