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Guns, drugs found at Deep Water Harbour

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One hundred and forty-one rounds of ammunition, three firearms and thirty-seven pounds of Cannabis were seized at the Deep Water Harbour on Tuesday.

The Police and Customs conducted a joint operation at the main seaport and discovered the illegal items concealed inside two separate shipments.

One barrel contained two 9mm pistols and 114 rounds of 9mm ammunition, one .380 pistol with 5 rounds of .380 ammunition, one .22 pistol with 22 rounds of .22 ammunition, and 17 vacuum-sealed packages of cannabis weighing 17 pounds.

Twenty pounds of cannabis were found hidden inside another barrel in vacuum-sealed packages.

The marijuana has an estimated value of EC$ 262,000.00.

The items are all in the custody of the police.

Two men were detained and questioned in relation to the items, however they have been released pending further investigation.

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