Two charged, thousands of cannabis plants seized
Two residents of St John have been charged following a drug eradication operation yesterday that netted 7412 cannabis plants.
The exercise was carried out by members of the Drug Squad supported by members of the Special Services Unit, Anti-Gun Unit, Police Marine Unit and the Barbados Defence Force.
In St John, police say 3033 plants were found at Cliff Cottage, 1092 plants at Pot House, and nine plants at Claybury.
Over in Pollards, St Philip, law enforcement officers found 1088 plants, while 2190 plants were found in Vaughn’s Land, St Joseph.
As a result of the operation at Pot House,, police charged Junior Moore, 39, of Walkers Valley, St George with having no drivers licence and no third party insurance. Also charged was Whitfield Walcott, 56, of no fixed abode.
Both men are due to appear in the District ‘C’ Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.