Ganja worth $3.5 million seized in St.Catherine

July 10, 2020

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

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

The police say the drug has an estimated street value of JM $3.5 million.

The identities of the men are being withheld pending further investigations.

The St. Catherine South Police says it will continue to pursue and disrupt criminal activities to include the use of the Hellshire coastline as a hub for the illicit drugs-for-guns trade.

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