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4 arrested after being busted with cocaine, marijuana

A surveillance operation conducted by ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) has resulted in the arrest of four persons.

Those arrested are Javed Ragnauth, 28, and Samantha Nasemento, 32, of Lot 89 Smythe Street, Charlestown, Georgetown, and Yancy Garraway, 35, and Charles Jones.

CANU said during the operation, ranks observed a suspicious transaction and pursued Ragnauth to his residence.

A search was conducted on the premises, which resulted in the discovery of five brick-like parcels suspected to be cocaine and two plastic bags containing narcotics suspected to be cannabis.

The quartet was arrested and escorted to CANU’s Headquarters with the suspected narcotics. The narcotics tested positive for cannabis and cocaine.

The cannabis weighed 1.520 kilograms, while the cocaine totalled 3.312 kilograms. Investigations are ongoing


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