CMC – The Guyana Police on Friday arrested three Venezuelan nationals after they were allegedly found in possession of three unlicensed firearms with ammunition and a quantity of narcotics at Arakaka, Region One.
The suspects have been identified as Eliyer Vera Venez, Romel Masim and Jiminez Rojas.
According to police reports, on Friday afternoon, they were alerted that three Spanish-speaking men went to a shop to charge their cellphones and they had what appeared to be firearms in their waists.
The men were picked up by an individual identified as Reny Melville, known as ‘Pony Tail’, and on getting this information, the police tracked down the suspects.
On entering a house, the police found three men lying on the floor, communicating in Spanish.
A search was conducted on the premises during which three firearms – a Glock 19 pistol and two Beretta 92 A1 pistols – were found. The police also discovered a quantity of matching ammunition in a haversack under a bed in the room.
The suspects were informed of the offences committed, and further searches led to the seizure of 66 grams of cocaine and 64 grams of marijuana.