Over one thousand cannabis plants seized

An illegal drug eradication operation in several parts of the country today resulted in the seizure of 1,683 cannabis plants and led to the arrest of one man.
Police Public Relations Officer, Acting Assistant Superintendent David Welch reported that 841 plants were found under cultivation in Chalky Mount, St Andrew; 65 plants in Claybury, St John; 331 plants in Church Village, St Philip; 430 plants in Supers, St Philip and 106 plants in Vineyard, St Philip.
As a result Adrian Juan Lorde, 39, of Parish Land, St Philip was arrested and charged in connection with the seizure at the Vineyard. He appeared before the District “C” Magistrates’ Court today and was remanded to prison until Friday.
He is charged with cultivation of cannabis, possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking.
The Drug Squad conducted the eradication exercise with the assistance of the Tactical Response and Anti-Gun Units and members of the Barbados Defence Force.

6 Responses to Over one thousand cannabis plants seized

  1. Marlon Ellis
    Marlon Ellis February 23, 2016 at 6:55 pm

    U wud really feel that this plant aint gud for anything….

    • Maria Leclair
      Maria Leclair February 23, 2016 at 7:25 pm

      It ain’t until it’s legal. If you can’t grow it, what good is it!

  2. Mikkel Rogers
    Mikkel Rogers February 23, 2016 at 8:01 pm

    Well well

  3. Alex Alleyne February 23, 2016 at 10:46 pm

    All for medical use.

  4. Alan Highton February 24, 2016 at 12:57 am

    A waste of force. Go show the tourists some security. Find the guns. Weed aint gun hurt nabody.

  5. seagul February 24, 2016 at 7:56 am

    Where are the guns–they know where.
    Police and thieves in the streets
    Fighting the nation with their guns and ammunition
    Police are—-the thieves in the streets
    Scaring the nation with their guns and ammunition
    Barbadians need proper justice……….solidarity forever


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