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Three CARICOM nationals nabbed in drug bust

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JOHN”S, Antigua, CMC – Three people, including two Jamaican nationals, are assisting law enforcement officials after drugs worth an estimated EC$3.7 million One EC dollar =US$0.37 cents) were seized during an early morning raid on Tuesday.

The Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy said that the operation conducted in the Mount Joy area also resulted in the detention of a national from St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The authorities said that all three Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nationals are “all assisting with investigations” into the discovery of 230 pounds of cannabis and over 49 kilos of cocaine.

They said the drugs were packaged in crocus bags and that the street value for the cannabis is more than EC$2.3 million while the cocaine is estimated at more than EC$1.7 million.

 

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JOHN”S, Antigua, CMC – Three people, including two Jamaican nationals, are assisting law enforcement officials after drugs worth an estimated EC$3.7 million One EC dollar =US$0.37 cents) were seized during an early morning raid on Tuesday.

The Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy said that the operation conducted in the Mount Joy area also resulted in the detention of a national from St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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The authorities said that all three Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nationals are “all assisting with investigations” into the discovery of 230 pounds of cannabis and over 49 kilos of cocaine.

They said the drugs were packaged in crocus bags and that the street value for the cannabis is more than EC$2.3 million while the cocaine is estimated at more than EC$1.7 million.