Twenty-nine-year-old Andrew Samuel Sealey of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam Berbice was arrested on Wednesday with $3.5 million worth of marijuana.
In a statement, the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) said that it conducted an operation at Patrick Dam Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam Berbice, where Sealey was arrested with a bag.
A search of the bag revealed give black plastic bags containing suspected narcotics. He was arrested and escorted to CANU’s Headquarters with the suspected drugs.
The narcotics tested positive for cannabis, and weighed 3.930 kilograms and had a street value of $3.5 million. Investigations are ongoing.
“The Customs Anti Narcotic Unit reminds the general public to be aware of illegal activities occurring in and around their communities and not be hesitant to report it to law enforcement,” the statement concluded.