A Tuschen man was arrested by police at Parika yesterday for having 4.32grams of marijuana in his pants pocket.
According to police, ranks were performing traffic duties between Parika Junction and Parika Police Station when one of the ranks saw a man riding a motorcycle without a helmet.
The man was signaled to stop, but he didn’t. He was subsequently stopped by other ranks a short distance away from the Parika Police Station.
A search was carried out on him and five transparent plastic bags containing a quantity of leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis were found.
He was then told of the offence committed, cautioned. The man admitted saying “ is jus a lil thing “.
He was then placed in custody.