Detectives connected to the Police’s Narcotics department say they’ve arrested individuals in reference to a multi-million-dollar drug seizure, in three separate raids.
The police say they seized nearly $30-million in three parishes across the island of Jamaica on Wednesday, March 30, 2016.
A release from the police communications unit says while searching an aircraft that was scheduled for England, nine rectangular shaped containers were found in a garbage bin with about 7.25lbs of cocaine.
The cocaine seized has an estimated street value of approximately JMD$28-million. No one was arrested.
While on a separate raid, two individuals were arrested in operation in which 16 garbage bags with vegetable matter resembling ganja was seized.
Their names being withheld pending further investigations. Four vehicles were also seized in the raid.
The police say while on another operation, they seized 200lbs of ganja that was found in a tarpaulin on an open lot in Burnt Savannah in St. Elizabeth.
The ganja has an estimated street value of about JMD$1.4-million.
No one was arrested.