Another Major Drug Bust At The Airport


Over three hundred thousand dollars’ worth of drugs were seized, during a joint operation by Police and Customs at V.C. Bird International Airport on Tuesday.

Two large cardboard boxes containing two 5-gallon buckets and a smaller box with 30 ¼ pounds of compressed cannabis valued at $302,500, were discovered during a search at Customs Cargo.

The illegal drugs arrived into the country aboard an Amerijet flight from Miami on 5th and 25th February, respectively. The items were seized and taken to the police station, where further investigations are continuing.

So far for the year, an estimated one million, seven hundred and forty thousand dollars’ worth ($1,740,000) of illegal drugs has been seized by both police and customs. This consists approximately 175 pounds of Cannabis and 19 grams of Cocaine.

Approximately 160 pounds of that amount was seized at the airport. A total of 19 persons have so far been arrested for drugs; 12 of whom have since been convicted in Court.

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    • You are absolutely right. Catch the damn fools in the act, lock the slim up, and toss away the key. These scamps are living among us and must be brought to justice. Maybe we need to take a page from the Philippine approach to all of this. (They shoot drug dealers and drug users on sight, and it’s perfectly legal. It’s the law.) If that would be enacted here the slime ball dealers would get out of the “business” and run for hills. You gotta get tough with these scamps.

      • shoot drug dealers and drug users on sight? is that what you said ?…..keep saying it till someone shoot you and the pharmacist when you get drugs in the hospital

    • Amerijet is doing their work by bringing the Marijuana here. With all the tight security cameras on the airport in Miami, someone has to see something. Most times they have K9 dogs on the Tarmac double smelling the cargo.

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