Police discover almost 2,000 cannabis plants

Several people are in police custody following the discovery of almost 2,000 cannabis plants in St Philip and St Andrew yesterday.

Some of the cannabis trees discovered by law enforcement authorities in a bushy area in Congo Bay, St Philip.
Some of the cannabis trees discovered by law enforcement authorities in a bushy area in                                                                                        Congo Bay, St Philip.

Lawmen from the Belleplaine Police Station conducted an exercise in Turners Hall, St Andrew and 550 cannabis plants were discovered under cultivation, the tallest being seven feet.

It was in that bust that several people were arrested.

In the other incident,1,436 cannabis plants were discovered under cultivation in bushy areas in Congo Bay, St Philip when members of the Drug Squad, supported by members of Special Services Unit and the Barbados Defence Force, conducted a drug eradication exercise.

The tallest of those plants was 10 feet.

No arrests were made following that find. (PR/DP)

One Response to Police discover almost 2,000 cannabis plants

  1. ED August 22, 2014 at 9:55 pm

    Wouldn’t it have been better not to publicize this and wait for the “farmer” to eventually show up so that an arrest would be made?

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