Lawmen seize over 3,000 cannabis plants

Law enforcement officials have seized over 3,000 cannabis plants in drug eradication exercises in the northern parishes of St Andrew and St Peter.

Members of the Drug Squad, assisted by units from the Criminal Investigation Division (CID), Anti gun, Marine and the Barbados Defence Force seized 2,789 cannabis plants and 12 rounds of 12-guage shotgun ammunition in Cleland, St Peter, as well as 106 plants in Boscobel in the same parish. A further 416 cannabis plants were confiscated in Bawden Hill, St Andrew.

The plants were discovered hidden in bush areas, seedlings up to five feet tall.

No arrests were made during the operation.

Source: PR

10 Responses to Lawmen seize over 3,000 cannabis plants

  1. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce January 23, 2016 at 12:44 pm

    Burn it!

  2. Buddy Love
    Buddy Love January 23, 2016 at 12:52 pm
  3. Shawn Hall
    Shawn Hall January 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    Look fa de gun men that doing foolish ness an robbing people

  4. Ezekiel Baker
    Ezekiel Baker January 23, 2016 at 2:15 pm

    Why trouble the Rasta man, and his burbs, Rastafarian are the most peaceful and law abiding citizens, the burbs is a part of there faith and culture.

  5. Signori Nera
    Signori Nera January 23, 2016 at 2:17 pm

    ^^^^after it get wrap….Legalize it…don’t criticize it

  6. Hunte Omar
    Hunte Omar January 23, 2016 at 4:48 pm

    Serious and malicious accusation of hich you have no empirical evidence to support your loose attack on the integrity of the police. Let us give full support to the police in removing this social evil.

  7. Angela Maria
    Angela Maria January 23, 2016 at 5:15 pm


  8. Hunte Omar
    Hunte Omar January 23, 2016 at 9:53 pm

    Damian Hinkson These drugs impacts lives and are very destructive. Many lives are destroyed socially, hence, it is a Social problem. The drugs impede progress and prevent persons from functioning in a normal manner. So it is a Social evil. the illegal drugs are a threat to Society.

  9. Buddy Love
    Buddy Love January 24, 2016 at 4:34 am

    Judy we are both Bajans living in the UK so we have an overview of both systems and ways of thinking. ( Are you a Bristol girl). Anyway with the amount of cancer in Barbados and the information available you would have expected SOME Bajan would have wised up to the oppression that is killing them slowly.


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