Close to 600 cannabis plants seized

Police say close to 600 cannabis plants were seized on Saturday in a major illegal drug eradication operation, involving members of the Drug Squad, the Tactical Response Unit and the Barbados Defence Force.

The majority of the seizures were made at Vaughn Land, St Joseph, where 547 plants were discovered. Twenty plants were also seized at Welch Village, St John and another 25 at Gingerworks, St Joseph, making for a total of 592 cannabis plants, ranging from one to 12 feet in height.

However, no arrests were made.

3 Responses to Close to 600 cannabis plants seized

  1. jrsmith December 12, 2016 at 6:55 pm

    Our politicians should feel please no sugar cane but cannabis …
    at lease something is being done new movement in agriculture…..

  2. Anita Applewhaite
    Anita Applewhaite December 12, 2016 at 7:24 pm

    New way of Agricultural …Hmmmm

  3. Andy December 13, 2016 at 8:19 am

    Since these persons have shown their ability to augment the agricultural sector, then sentence them to grow the equivalent value in vegetables for the school meals programme within a short period. The land should be utilized for food programmes or we forfeit it.


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