Police make another major drug haul at sea
FOR THE THIRD TIME in six days, police have seized a large quantity of drugs offshore.
On Sunday, members of the Drug Squad, Police Marine Unit and the Barbados Coast Guard intercepted a vessel carrying 171 pounds of cannabis.
A yacht was also seized.
Two Bermudians are assisting with the investigation.
Last Thursday, a joint operation netted 50.5 kilos of cocaine, with a street value of $2 525 000 and 160 pounds of cannabis with a street value of $640 000.
Three men – two Barbadians and a Guyanese national – are scheduled to appear in court on Monday to answer related charged.
On Tuesday, a 29-year-old St Peter resident was arrested and later charged in connection with the seizure of 279 pounds of cannabis. (PR/SAT)