Drugs, money and liquor seized in city raid

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Police on Wednesday seized a quantity of drugs, foreign and local currencies as well as uncustomed liquor during a raid on a property in East Street North Cummingsburg, Georgetown.

The home is that of a 30-year-old businessman.

A search was conducted by the police ranks  in the bedroom of the businessman and the following local and foreign currencies were found:-
– GC $2,508,370.
– USD $75,697
– SRD $4,664.
– EURO $6,145.
– BAJAN $19.
– CAD $40.
– T&T $171.
– Bs (Venezuelan) $100
– BZD $100

A further search was conducted on the bottom flat,  in a locked and secured room which the businessman opened. Inside the room the investigators  found a quantity of uncustomed liquor as follows: –
– 24 bottles Double Black
– 16 bottles Johnny Walker Black
– 11 bottles Jack Daniels Whisky
– 2 bottles Merry Irish Cream Liquor
– 16 cases Budweiser Beer (24 bottles each)
– 1 case Red Bull Energy Drink (24 tins)
– 47 boxes disposal latex gloves (100 each)

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A small blue & white cooler with the businessman’s logo was seen on top of a cupboard. Same was retrieved and searched in the businessman’s presence and the police ranks found a black plastic bag containing two parcels wrapped with transparent plastic. The content was probed in the businessman’s presence and found to be suspected cannabis.

The businessman was told of the offence committed, arrested and cautioned. His wife, mother-in-law and wife’s 18-year-old cousin, along with the above mentioned items and cash found were escorted to CID Headquarters. In their presence the suspected drug was weighed and amounted to 2.030 kgs (2 kilos, 30 grams).

The contraband, narcotic, cash and other items were lodged with the custodian of the Property Room.

On the said date, about 16:30 hrs, the said ranks executed a second search warrant at Providence, EBD at another property owned by the above-mentioned businessman.

During the search, three DVRs were confiscated from the property and lodged with the custodian of the Property Room to be processed.

Investigations continuing.



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