Police & Customs Heighten Drug Fighting Measures
The Police and Customs Anti-narcotics Units continue to stem the flow of illegal drugs entering the country.
On Tuesday 31st August, both law enforcement agencies carried a drug interdiction operation at Deep Water Harbour and discovered 9 pounds of Cannabis inside a barrel of food items. The controlled drug, which has an estimated street value of EC$54,000 was seized and taken to Police Headquarters.
Just over a week ago, a total of 22 pounds of Cannabis with an estimated value of EC$330, 000 were seized at the said port of entry. No arrests have been made. Investigations are continuing.