Thursday 24 September, 2020

Search for wanted man results in three arrests

A search for wanted man, Simon Newball, resulted in three arrests this past Friday.

As previously reported, police are currently in search of Georgetown man, Simon Newball who allegedly threatened officers with a machete and attacked them with pepper spray.

On Friday, 5 June, officers had cause to execute a search warrant at an address at Fairlawn Drive in George Town in search of the wanted man.

During the search, officers found parcels of ganja and drug paraphernalia.

Three persons were arrested on suspicion of possession of ganja with intent to supply, possession of drug utensils and other offenses related to this incident.

The three arrested persons, a 32-year-old man of George Town, a 21-year-old-man from George Town and a 22-year-old-woman of George Town, have since been bailed pending further investigations.

Newball was not found at the address and is still sought by RCIPS.

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