Barbadian cops continue to engage in heavy pursuit of perpetrators and seek info about a drug haul from August
On the morning of Saturday 25th August 2007, an operation was conducted headed by The Police Drug Squad and included the Police Marine Unit and the Barbados Coast Guard, at a beach at Atlantic Shores, Christ Church.
During the operation several men in a boat were encountered along with a motorcar, which was in the process of being loaded with packages of vegetable matter suspected to be cannabis.On the approach of the Police, the occupants of the boat opened fire and Police returned shots. A number of persons fled the scene. As a result the police seize one (1) small boat, one (1) motor car and twenty-six (26) package of vegetable matter suspected to be cannabis, weighting Three Hundred and Forty Three (343) pounds, to the street value of Three Hundred and Ten Thousand Dollars ($ 310 000) dollars.
Barbadian law enforcement officers also want Barbadians to be on the lookout for two (2) men who are wanted for questioning in connection with this incident, they are;
(2) Clifford Brathwaite, 46 yrs of Deacons Farm, St. Michael.
We are appealing to these two men to come to the Oistins Police Station; they can do this in the company of a family member or Attorney at Law of the chose.
Any person with information as to the whereabouts of these two men are asked to contact the Oistins Police Station at telephone numbers
418-2612 and 418-2630, also the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 429-8787.Police investigations are continuing.