Jamaica finds cocaine in `tea bags’ container from Guyana

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Fifty-two packages of cocaine weighing 57.5 kg, with an estimated street value of US$57,000 or J$57 million, were seized yesterday in a joint operation by Jamaica Customs and the Trans-national Crime and Narcotics Division (TCND) at Kingston Freezone.

According to the Jamaica Customs Department, the contraband was found wrapped in brown masking tape in a 40-foot import container with commodities declared as tea bags from Guyana.

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