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Two suspected drug traffickers were arrested after being cornered during a high speed case on Tuesday, April 20. The arrest led to the discovery of more than 2kg of cocaine and more than 17kg of marijuana.
The suspected traffickers have been identified as 25-year-old Daquan Wills of 141 Meadow Brook Drive and Joel Fung-A-Fat, a 39-year-old Foreshaw Street, Georgetown resident, who also has a US address.
The Custom Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), in a statement, explained that its ranks in conducting an operation on Tuesday, placed under surveillance a maroon Nissan Juke PVV 6706 were under surveillance.
“When Ranks attempted to intercept the said vehicle, it sped away and CANU gave chase and intercepted same at Lance Gibbs Street and Vlissengen Road Georgetown. During the chase a brick of suspected cocaine was thrown from the vehicle and same was retrieved by CANU ranks,” the unit explained. The suspected cocaine brick thrown from car, upon being retrieved by CANU, totaled 1.054 kg.
Notably, Wills was the driver of the car while Fung-A-Fat was a passenger.
As a result of arrest, the two suspects led the CANU ranks to a search in Stone Avenue Campbellville. In the yard of an abandoned range house amongst garbage, another brick of suspected cocaine and a bag containing bulk parcels of suspected cannabis were found.
The suspected cocaine brick totalled: 1.048 kg while the suspected cannabis totalled: 17.956kg.