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Cocaine in plywood weighed at 48 kilos; valued at millions

Customs and Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) Head James Singh has confirmed that a popular sawmill owner, one of his employees and a broker are still in custody following a huge drug bust on Thursday. Singh confirmed that authorities intercepted 48 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated US street value of US$35,000 per kilogram. That would amount to millions of Guyana dollars ...

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Immigration officers, security officer charged in connection with cocaine discovery at JFK Airport

Three Guyana immigration officers and a female security officer were Friday arraigned in connection with the discovery of a 1.3 kilogrammes of cocaine on a Dynamic Airways aircraft in New York. They pleaded guilty and were remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan until March 10, 2016 for report. Those charged are University of Guyana International Relations student ...

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More cocaine pellets coming down… 62 grammes and counting

A man nabbed with 518 grammes of cocaine in his under garments also up to Thursday excreted several pellets weighing an additional 62 grammes of the illicit substance, police said. The outgoing passenger was nabbed at the Ogle International Airport at about 5:30 Thursday morning. He remained under guard at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC)  where he is expected ...

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France-bound cocaine intercepted

Anti-narcotics agents of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) Friday afternoon intercepted more than two kilogrammes of cocaine that was being shipped to France. Investigators said  a package containing 2 kilogrammes, 700 grammes of cocaine was intercepted at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport at about 1:30 PM on Friday January 15, 2016. The narcotic was being shipped to France via a courier ...

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