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Miner, 21, arrested over possession of 2 grams of marijuana


The two grams of suspected marijuana. [Picture: Guyana Police Force]

A 21-year-old man was on Tuesday arrested after being found with two grams of suspected marijuana.


Reports are that ranks in Region Ten conducted a search exercise on a group of men who were seen 'ganging up' at the corner of Block 22 in Wismar, Linden.


A search was conducted on a 21-year-old miner of Wismar, and in his left side front pants pocket, two transparent ziplock plastic bags containing a quantity of leaves, seeds, and stems suspected to be cannabis were found.


The miner was told of the offence committed, cautioned, and admitted that he uses it for his personal use.


He was arrested and escorted to the Mackenzie Police Station with the suspected cannabis, which was weighed in his presence and amounted to two grams. The man was placed in custody pending charges.

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