Pomeroon farmer arrested after cocaine bust

A citrus farmer from the Upper Pomeroon area is now in police custody and is being processed for court after he was found with almost five pounds of cocaine.

According to police, acting on information, ranks from the Police Narcotics Branch went to the Upper Pomeroon River early yesterday morning and conducted a search on the farmer and his premises.

The search unearthed some 2.22 kilogrammes (equivalent to just under five pounds) of cocaine, which resulted in the man being arrested.  

The cocaine that was found at the citrus farmer’s premises

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