Drugs seized off Alleyne’s Bay

Two Barbadian men are being questioned after police intercepted a boat off Alleyne’s Bay, near Mount Standfast, St James, and found just over 661 pounds of cannabis on board.

The suspects and contraband were seized in a joint operation involving the Drug Squad, the Police Marine Unit and Barbados Coast Guard yesterday.

Police public relations officer Inspector David Welch said the illegal cargo was found in 12 bales and a haversack containing three taped packages.

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