Prison officer busted with weed and cigarettes
A 26-year-old Prison Officer attached to the New Amsterdam Prison was busted on Monday night with 528 grams of cannabis and 20 packs of cigarettes.
The officer who has not been identified by police resides at Stanleytown, New Amsterdam and was on the Authority’s radar for some time. A case file is being prepared and sent for legal advice.
Meanwhile, in an unrelated report, police acting on information received went to a location in Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam around 12:00hrs on Tuesday and found hidden in a clump of bushes, a five-gallon plastic bucket containing eight parcels of compressed cannabis.
The illegal substance which has a total weight of 3,665 grams has been confiscated as the investigation continues.
No arrest made.