Police on patrol at Samaroo Dam, Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara, who on Tuesday night were in the process of arresting a man for possession of cannabis, subsequently arrested two others for assaulting a police officer and for disorderly behaviour after they tried preventing the initial arrest.
According to a police report, four ranks who were on patrol with the force’s vehicle PWW 5451, about 10:45 pm on Tuesday night observed two men and a woman standing near a fence on the southern side of Samaroo Dam.
As their vehicle approached the trio, one of the men, a 20-year-old suspect, threw a black bag over the fence and began walking. Police intercepted him and after retrieving the bag discovered that it contained several small resealable plastic bags with a quantity of leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis. In a further search of his person, officers unearthed another resealable plastic bag containing a quantity of leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis.