3 Police Officers under close arrest for allegedly selling seized marijuana to dealer

first_imgThree Police Officers attached to the Fort Wellington Police Station were placed under close arrest after allegedly selling a portion of marijuana they seized to other dealers.Based on reports received, Police ranks would have unearthed 21.7 kilograms of compressed cannabis in a car that had crashed into another on the West Coast of Berbice on November 18, 2018. The illicit drug was discovered after the driver fledThe compressed cannabisthe scene.It was reported that the cannabis was found well wrapped in several black plastic bags on the back seat of the car.However, surveillance footage indicates that the officers who arrived on the scene may have removed a quantity of the illegal drug before taking pictures.After the surveillance footage from a nearby business and a house was reviewed, investigators concluded that the first part of the booty had been removed.A Traffic Sergeant and two Detective Sergeants were placed under close arrest after it was revealed that they would have sold the stolen portion of marijuana to a dealer on the Corentyne. The investigation continues.last_img

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