ILLEGAL DRUGS LANDING IN BARBADOS FOUND ON CARGO VESSEL FROM GUYANA

On Tuesday 15 October 2013, and a joint operation was carried out by members of the Police Drug Squad, the Enforcement Unit of the Barbados Customs and Excise Department and the Barbados Coast Guard on board a cargo vessel which had sailed from Guyana and arrived in Barbados about 8.20 pm on 15 October 2013.

{RBPF's FILE IMAGE} As a result of a search, 107 packages of cannabis weighing 101.02 kgs, 20.6 kgs of cocaine and one (1) submachine pistol were found and seized.

{RBPF’s FILE IMAGE} As a result of a search, 107 packages of cannabis weighing 101.02 kgs, 20.6 kgs of cocaine and one (1) submachine pistol were found and seized.

Eight (8) crew members have been detained to assist with investigations.

  • David Welch; Insp.

Public Relations Officer (RBPF)

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