Sunday, November 20, 2011

Cocaine seized at DDL wharf

Officers from the Police Anti Narcotics Unit on Saturday unearthed a quantity of illegal substance suspected to be cocaine, heroin or cannabis onboard a vessel around 09: 30h at the Demerara Distillers Limited ( DDL) Wharf. According to information received, the vessel came from Suriname and was destined for Ecuador, South America. The vessel which carries the name MV Bizzard B reportedly arrived in Guyana on Friday evening, and during routine checks by police, a bag containing the suspected illegal substance was discovered hidden in a secluded area in the vessel. The police were immediately summoned, and a decision was taken to search the entire boat, but they did not find more of the suspected illegal substance. Reports gathered, indicate that the crew members onboard the vessel were detained and are assisting the police with their investigations.

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