15th November, 2023 CANU Officers acting on information received conducted an operation at Charity waterfront, Essequibo Coast. During the which, officers observed a male with a bag acting suspiciously within the vicinity.
As officers approached the area, the man fled towards the Pomeroon River and managed to escape in a speedboat that proceeded in the northern direction.
A subsequent search of the vicinity led to the discovery of several bulky parcels of suspected cannabis.
The suspected cannabis was transported to CANU Headquarters, where it tested positive for cannabis “Creepy Weed”, with a total weight of approximately 9.6 kg (about 21.16 lbs.).
Investigations are ongoing.