Tuesday, May 19, 2015

$3.5 Million Worth of Ganja Seized at Kingston Wharves

Officers from the Narcotics Division on Tuesday reported the seizure of approximately 700 pounds of ganja during routine checks at the Kingston Wharves.

The police reported that about 4:30 pm, law enforcement personnel were conducting security checks when they observed a broken seal on a container.

The police were summoned and on their arrival, nine duffel bags containing approximately 711 pounds of ganja were seized.

A release from the Jamaica Customs Agency Tuesday said the duffel bags contained 188 packages, with an estimated street value of J$3.5 million.

No one was arrested in connection with the seizure.

Investigations continue.