Wednesday 12 August, 2020

$3.5 million worth of ganja seized in Hellshire Heights; two men held

File photo

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Over 300 pounds of ganja was seized and two men arrested by detectives from the Police Narcotics Division in Hellshire Heights, St Catherine on Friday, July 10.

Reports are that about 5:30 a.m., a joint police/military operation was carried out in the community, resulted in the seizure of 320 pounds of compressed ganja wrapped in bags.

The seized drug has an estimated street value of $3.5 million.

The identities of the men who have been arrested are being withheld, pending further investigations by the police.

The St Catherine South police have indicated that it is focussed on pursuing and disrupting criminal activities, including the use of the Hellshire coastline as a hub for the illicit drugs for guns trade.

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