Big ganja seizure in Barbados

(Barbados Nation) Over a half ton of cannabis was seized by the Drug Squad of the Royal Barbados Police Force this morning.

Police Public Relations Officer David Welch said that at around 3 this morning the Drug Squad, supported by members of the Regional Security Services and the Coast Guard Unit of the Barbados Defence Force responded to reports of suspicious activity at the Skeete’s Bay, St Philip area. He reported that over half ton of cannabis was found floating in the water.

Welch said that due to the treacherous conditions at the time, it took three hours to retrieve the five polythene bags and 18 taped packages, weighing 1 449 lbs.

He said no arrests were made and investigations are continuing.

 

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