2 arrested with ammo, ganja

first_imgTwo persons are now in Police custody after they were found in possession of a quantity of ammunition and marijuana during separate searches on Saturday morning during a roadblock operation at Bamia, Linden/Soesdyke Highway.In the first instance, a 45-year-old logger of Alliance, Timehri, East Bank Demerara (EBD) and Kuru-Kuru College Road, was found to be in possession of 10 live 12-gauge cartridges. At the time, he was a passenger in a public transportation vehicle destined for Mahdia.The logger was previously charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition in A Division (East Bank Demerara-Georgetown), and possession of ammunition in E Division (Linden-Kwakwani).Meanwhile, shortly after, a 26-year-old operator residing at Laluni Creek, Soesdyke/Linden Highway, who was also a passenger in another public transportation vehicle, was found in possession of 16 grams of cannabis at the said location.Both men are in custody pending charges.last_img read more