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Poultry farmer caught with cocaine; men nabbed with guns

The guns police said they found in possession of two men at Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara on Thursday.

A poultry farmer remained in police custody on Good Friday after he was arrested one day earlier on the Essequibo Coast allegedly with 11 pounds of cocaine in his possession, police said in a statement.

The Guyana Police Force said that at about 4:10 Thursday afternoon, the 30- year old man was held at a road block on the Aurora Public Road with what appeared to be cocaine. “The suspect who has since admitted ownership of the illegal substance is being processed for court,” police said.

Police said a search of his vehicle unearthed eleven pounds of suspected cocaine.

Investigators said the man is a poultry farmer of Canal Bank, Port Kaituma, Region 1 and San Souci, Wakenaam Island.


Meanwhile, two  men were held at Land of Canaan, East  Bank Demerara at about 12:25 Thursday afternoon with one .44 Revolver and  one 9mm pistolwith eleven live matching rounds.

“The police in ‘A’ Division acting on intelligence stopped a motorcar on Land of Canaan Public Road, East Bank Demerara about 12:25hrs today (Thursday) and conducted a search during which two illegal weapons,” were found, the Guyana Police Force said in a statement.

Investigators said  a 41 year old resident of Bel Air Park and a 22 year old resident of North Sophia, Georgetown were taken into custody and are assisting with the investigation.

  • ExPPP_Man

    Why not publish the names of the suspects ? How much bribe the reporters tekking ?

    • Col123

      Like you have interest in the commission you can mek… .. with drugs… it’s 50/ 50… just like wha you government a tek..!

      • ExPPP_Man

        I wonder how come is only all you people getting jailed for drugs. Go check the population at Camp street.

  • Col123

    Those responsible for the security force in Guyana comes across as a bunch of girly men. Who’s operating this drug pipeline now? The PPP???… Is Grangie so afraid of Jaggie????

  • Col123

    So how much get by in the process?… don’t bother with an answer… have a safe Holiday!

  • Col123

    S… Jaggie is giddy and is loaded with free money which he will take,when his lord restoreth his soul … I was loaned a few pennies which is used on the putting greens,.. not taking a dime bro…

  • Col123

    Them stable breeding more jenny azzs like you… it is a national dilemma for soupies who preach about the parallel economy … check out the groups who are getting rich off of drugs.,,⛳️