June 12, 2024



Wismar man found with weed, attempts to bribe police officer

A 25-year-old resident of Wismar, Linden, is now is custody after he was caught with 88 grams of cannabis, in his bedroom during a raiding exercise.

The police officers conducting the raid, went into his bedroom and found a black bulky plastic bag tucked under his bed. Same was opened in his presence and it contained 26 transparent ziploc bags that contained leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis.

He was told of the allegation,  cautioned and he said “offica is just a couple bag weed”.

He was arrested and escorted to the Mackenzie Police Station where the suspected cannabis was weighed and it amounted to 88grams.

At the station, while this process was being completed, the suspect took out $33,900 from his right side pants pocket and handed it to the sergeant and told him to take the money to finish the matter because he can’t leave his four year old daughter and go jail.

He was told of the offence of perverting the course of justice, cautioned and he said “Sir, is just a chance I want fuh this weed, I gat a four year old girl child and I really sorry fuh pass the money”.

The money was lodged and the suspect was placed into custody pending investigation and charges.