A party of police were on patrol duty in the vicinity of Besty Ground, East Canje Berbice when they saw a male who was walking along the road acting in a suspicious manner.
The said male was stopped and a search was conducted on his person along with a small black bag he had in his possession. During the search a quantity of zip lock bags containing a quantity of leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis were found in the small black bag.
He was then told of the offence committed, cautioned and arrested. The suspect was later identified by police as a twenty-five (25)years old Construction worker, of Besty Ground, East Canje Berbice. The suspected cannabis was weighed which amounted to 32 grams.
The suspect is presently in police custody assisting with the investigation.