Over Half Million Dollars’ Worth of Drugs Seized


Over Half Million Dollars’ Worth of Drugs Seized.

Over half of a million dollars’ worth of controlled drugs were seized by the police in two separate occasions on Wednesday 1st February.

In the first incident, several packages of Hashish were found floating ashore a beach in Barbuda and handed over to the police stationed on the sister isle. The substance amounted to 77 pounds and is estimated to value $523,899.

Following that seizure, the police and customs conducted a joint drug operation at the Airport Cargo Shed and found five packages with 5 pounds of Cannabis.

The illegal substance was concealed inside a cardboard box. It is estimated to value $30,000.

The police are continuing investigations into both incidents.

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  1. Ofcourse it was seized. Somebody found it, then turn it over to the police, the police then seized it , keep it in their possession and carry out investigation as to how it manage to wash ashore and who is responsible.

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