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A 29-year-old female vendor of De Kinderen, West Coast Demerara was today (Wednesday June 22, 2022) busted by police ranks who were on patrol at Parika, with 3.3 grams of suspected cocaine on her person.
The ranks led by a Corporal were on patrol in the area about 11:30 hours when the Corporal observed the woman standing on the Parika main roadway.
The ranks approached the woman and the Corporal identified himself as a policeman and then requested to carry out a search on a bag she had in her possession. The woman complied and then reached into the bag and took out a small transparent zip lock plastic bag containing a quantity of small whitish rock-like substance suspected to be cocaine and handed over same to the Corporal.
The woman was arrested and escorted her to the Parika Police Station, where the thirty-two (32) pellets were weighed and amounted to 3.3 grams.
The 29-year-old woman is in custody pending charges.