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Two arrested after CANU finds $37M worth of marijuana

Two persons are in the custody of the Customs Anti Narcotic Unit (CANU) after being found with several parcels of marijuana.

According to CANU, its officers conducted an operation within the vicinity of Mandela Avenue, where they intercepted a motor vehicle with a single occupant.

Further investigations led to the suspect being escorted to a residence at Eccles Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara (EBD), where a search was conducted in the presence of the suspect and the owner, resulting in the discovery of several parcels of suspected cannabis, some of which were concealed in barrels.

Some of the marijuana found by CANU

Sean Thomas, 43, called ‘Yankee,’ and Bulah London, 41, were arrested and escorted to CANU’s headquarters along with the suspected narcotics, which tested positive for cannabis and amounted to 123.85 kilograms with a street value of approximately $37 million. Investigations are ongoing.


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