A 23 year old man of Goed Fortuin West Bank Demerara is in police custody following the discovery of 80 grams of cannabis and suspected stolen articles following a police raid on Saturday between the hours of 12:30-13:10hrs.
According to information, police received information that the suspect had illegal items and drugs on his property. Ranks then went to his home and informed the suspect of the allegation and requested a search. The man complied with police.
During the raid of the man’s bedroom, a bulky black plastic bag was found with a quantity of leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be marijuana. The suspect was told of the offence, he allegedly admitted to the offence and told police, “sir I does use the lil weed fo smoke”.
A further search was carried out on the property and one complete Xbox game system with eight disc, one BLU cellphone and one pair of binoculars were also found suspected to be stolen. The suspect was questioned about the said items, but, he could not give a reasonable explanation as to how he acquired them.
The police further noted that a search was then carried out at the back of the house and several persons of interest were found; among them is a suspect who is wanted by police for robbery with aggravation.
They were all arrested and escorted to the Parfaite Harmonie Police Station, along with the suspect, cannabis and items. The other men and female juvenile were placed into police custody pending investigations, according to police.