By Lawrence T. Hoff
Report emanating from Grand Bassa County says two persons have been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) with narcotic substances, believed to be hard cooked drugs.
Joseph Roberts, age 43, a Sierra Leonean and Mohammed Kamara, age, 44, a Liberian who is a handicap were picked up early Monday morning by the DEA in Grand Bassa County for allegedly been in possession of what is believed to be marijuana and Italian white.
Mr. Robert was arrested in the Atlantic Street Community where he was caught processing marijuana which he allegedly received from Sierra Leone. Roberts disclosed that he received the drugs from Sierra Leone.
Also, Mohammed Kamara was arrested in the Korduah Community with 14 wraps of heroine, a hard cooked drug. Kamara according to our correspondent in Grand Bassa County has been arrested several times by the DEA and vowed to stop dealing in drugs but was again arrested by the DEA operation, co-named “Operation Dragnet.”
The DEA Commander in Bassa, Major Joseph Tageddine said the two suspects are behind bars undergoing police investigation. He added that since 2015, the DEA in Bassa made five arrests including the arrest of Joseph Robert and Mohamed Kamara.