The cultivated cannbis field with one of the tents visiblePolice ranks in Essequibo and Berbice have arrested five suspects in two separate drug eradication exercises on Wednesday.In Berbice, two men were busted with a quarter kilogram of cannabis, which they tried to discard after being caught smoking a ‘joint’.According to a Police source, Rashawn Brush, 25, and Denesh Balwant, 21, both of Rose Hall Town registered on the Police’s radar when officers from the anti-crime patrol were proceeding along the Number 7 Village Public Road, East Coast Berbice.It is being alleged that the suspects were seen smoking and when the Officers pulled up, they threw a bag into a clump of bushes which was retrieved by the Officers. The bag contained a quantity of leaves, seeds and stems.Both men were taken into custody and the drug was weighed; it amounted to 225 grams. The men have since been charged and are expected to appear in court today.Meanwhile, in Essequibo, during a 12-hour drug eradication exercise at Araray Village, Upper Essequibo, ranks stumbled upon several acres of marijuana.A Police release detailed that “in excess of nine acres of cultivated cannabis with about 8000 plants ranging in heights from one foot to 10 feet, several nurseries with over 3000 seedlings and two makeshift tents were found and destroyed.”Further reports revealed that three males, who were found tending to the plants, were taken into custody and charged with cultivating prohibited plants. They too will make a court appearance today.
Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti IN DEMAND Wilshere bid an emotional farewell to Arsenal REVEALED RANKED LATEST Jack Wilshere has met West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini to discuss a potential move to the London Stadium this summer.The former Arsenal man left his boyhood club last month and is currently a free agent. Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ targets LATEST TRANSFER NEWS Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star targets 1 Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade LIVING THE DREAM Wilshere is considering his next move and is understood to have spoken with Pellegrini about how he might fit into his plans next season.The 26-year-old has received offers from elsewhere, notably Turkish giants Fenerbahce, but his family are settled in London and it is likely he would opt to remain in the capital if possible.Staying in England would also give the midfielder a chance to regain his international place after he was left out of Gareth Southgate’s 23-man squad for the World Cup.Wolves and Everton are believed to be interested, but at this point, West Ham and Fenerbahce are leading the race. moving on Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer read more