A 23-year-old miner is currently in police custody after being found with a quantity of cocaine and marijuana hidden in a butter bucket.
According to information, police acting on intelligence gathered yesterday around 06:30 hrs intercepted a public transportation vehicle infront of the Kurupukari Police Outpost in Region #9. A search was conducted and a butter bucket containing 1,667 grams of suspected cannabis and 171 grams of suspected cocaine, was found in the vehicle concealed in several taped parcels.
The young man who resides at Saffon Street, Charlestown, Georgetown who was a passenger, has admitted ownership of the suspected prohibited drugs.
He is in custody assisting with the investigation.
A further update will follow.