Ranks on duty at the Berbice River Bridge Police Checkpoint this morning (Saturday, November 16, 2019) arrested a 48-year-old woman after she was found in possession of over five pounds of marijuana.
The discovery was made sometime around 07:15h. According to police reports, the ranks stopped and searched a hire car in which the suspect was a passenger and found five parcels of cannabis.
The narcotics was seized and when weighed, amounted to 2350 grams or 5.2 lbs.
The suspect, an old domestic worker of High Dam, Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam, Berbice remains in custody and is being processed for court.