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Construction worker busted with cocaine at Bamia roadblock – Guyana Times

Delon Oliver Vanderstoop, who was arrested for cocaine possession

Delon Oliver Vanderstoop, a 27-year-old construction worker of Strathspey, East Coast Demerara, was arrested on Tuesday following the discovery of approximately 1927 grams of cocaine.
The cocaine mule was arrested during a stop and search operation along the Bamia checkpoint of the Soesdyke-Linden Highway.
At the time, the suspect was among nine passengers in a Route 94 (Georgetown-Lethem) minibus which was intercepted. The vehicle was destined for Georgetown.
However, during a search of the vehicle, Vanderstoop, who was seated in the front passenger seat, was carrying a bulky haversack, which the Police requested to inspect.

The cocaine that was found in Vanderstoop’s possession

Inside the bag, a pink plastic bag containing two large whitish rock-like substance was found hidden under a quantity of clothing.
Vanderstoop was informed of the offence, cautioned, and subsequently arrested. He was taken to the Mackenzie Police Station, where the cocaine was weighed in his presence and amounted to 1927.77 grams (4.2 pounds).
Vanderstoop remains in custody pending charges.

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