Boat crew detained after drug find

The captain and crew of a Guyanese registered ship berthed at the Bridgetown Port have been detained and are being questioned after cocaine and cannabis were discovered on their boat.

Members of the Drug Squad, Customs and Excise Department, supported by the Police Canine Unit, Maine Unit and the Barbados Coast Guard conducted an operation on Rudisa Global and found the illegal drugs.

A statement from the police did not indicate how much drugs were discovered.

Police Public Relations Officer Inspector David Welch said investigations are continuing.

3 Responses to Boat crew detained after drug find

  1. Adrian Loveridge February 9, 2014 at 11:39 am

    Is the named ship registered in Guyana or Panama?

  2. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce February 9, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Here we go again. These people really think they’re above the law.

  3. Jane Johnson
    Jane Johnson February 9, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Glad he was caught in time, why do some people think they can get away with smuggling drugs in Barbados ?


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