Drug Bust at Deep Water Harbour

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Friday 9th March, 2018 –A drug bust at the Deep Water Harbour has yielded more than 100 pounds of Cannabis.

The police say the illegal drug was seized this morning around 10:30 by members of the Narcotics Department and K-9 Unit. Officers were on duty at the port conducting routine checks, when the dogs were attracted to two blue barrels.

Both barrels were searched and several packages of Cannabis were found inside. The packages weighed a total of 160 lbs, and the cannabis reportedly carries an estimated street value of $640,000.00 EC.

The substance was seized and taken to Police Headquarters. No one has yet been charged but investigations are ongoing.

Approximately three weeks ago, a quantity of Cannabis was seized by police at VC Bird International Airport.

The drug was hidden inside two cardboard boxes and carried an estimated street value of $ 22, 740.

Police say no one was arrested in that drug bust.