More than 1,000 marijuana plants seized

Some 1,355 marijuana plants were seized on Friday during an operation carried out by personnel from the Drug Squad, Tactical Response Unit, SCATS and Barbados Defence Force.

The operation was conducted in the areas of Vaughn’s Land, St Joseph and Guinea, St John.

No one was arrested.

37 Responses to More than 1,000 marijuana plants seized

  1. Jay Manny
    Jay Manny September 2, 2017 at 11:49 am


    • Sherlock Holmes. September 2, 2017 at 5:59 pm

      You planted some of this Mr Manny?

  2. Tête La
    Tête La September 2, 2017 at 12:01 pm

    That can make enough cannabis oil to help plenty people who are ill due to cancers

    • Ser Adelphel
      Ser Adelphel September 2, 2017 at 12:29 pm

      The pharmaceutical industry owns the monopoly on the treatment of cancer, so obviously knowing that weed can be grown and commercialized by people without any intermediaries that doesn’t benefit the pharmaceutical companies, that’s the quintessential reason why weed is illegal, not because it has adverse effects or is susceptibly detrimental to the body, but because they can’t monopolize marijuana.

    • Gillian Skeete
      Gillian Skeete September 2, 2017 at 10:33 pm

      Ser Adelphel illegal here not in other countries

  3. Miguel Griffith
    Miguel Griffith September 2, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    Weed weed weed all the time and still not one gun. Stop looking for trees and look for bullets

  4. Sean Chandler
    Sean Chandler September 2, 2017 at 12:23 pm

    In the same way that Barbados led the world in sugar breeding and refining, Barbados could lead the world in the production of cannabis oils for the treatment of cancers. It’s way past time that cannabis and hemp were decriminalized.

  5. Antonio Matthews
    Antonio Matthews September 2, 2017 at 12:36 pm

    Wana seizing all d weed an got people killing one another free d herb

  6. Kareen Brome
    Kareen Brome September 2, 2017 at 12:40 pm

    Is that the only thing all you looking for how about these unsolved murders ànd criminals please

  7. Sheldon Cox
    Sheldon Cox September 2, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    Them can say where them find the ganja but not the cocaine them find earlier this week

  8. Carol T Hinds
    Carol T Hinds September 2, 2017 at 1:03 pm

    Free it

  9. Linda Huyton-Hill
    Linda Huyton-Hill September 2, 2017 at 1:04 pm

    Concentrate on gun crime/murder/serious assault …. ganja is the least of Bims worries….

  10. Peter A. Reece
    Peter A. Reece September 2, 2017 at 1:15 pm

    Ganga trees don’t shoot back at you when you go to confiscate them.

  11. Ser Adelphel
    Ser Adelphel September 2, 2017 at 1:17 pm

    Peter A. Reece but some people in possession of them who are depraved or malevolent would.

  12. Ser Adelphel
    Ser Adelphel September 2, 2017 at 1:20 pm

    Peter A. Reece don’t you think it’s a possibility that people in possession herbaceous paraphernalia wouldn’t also concurrently own an illicitly owned firearm?, and would also shoot back at them, hypothetically?.

  13. Dario T. Clarke
    Dario T. Clarke September 2, 2017 at 1:22 pm

    i remember back in yhe day when dottin was still comissioner of police you used to heard about nuff guns getting seized now all you hearing is that people getting shoot at left right and center

  14. Carl Babb
    Carl Babb September 2, 2017 at 1:32 pm

    Weed dose feed nuff poor plp n keep d crime down if u cut down all day ways to survival den u wud no the crime will continue to rise nuff ppl out of jobs n laid off n theys no money coming from Nis 10 weeks home n can t get a cent what do expect?

  15. L.Allan Wilkie
    L.Allan Wilkie September 2, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    No one arrested. We even now, cocaine and weed no one arrested.

  16. Alex Alleyne September 2, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    I was under the impression that CANNABIS OIL was the cure for GLAUCOMA.

  17. Dennis Taitt
    Dennis Taitt September 2, 2017 at 2:04 pm

    You guys killing the weed making way for cocaine and guns to come. Bloody creeps.

  18. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce September 2, 2017 at 2:26 pm

    RBPF used to find Mari pull it up and burn it on the spot back in the day. That’s an easy task. Go and seize the guns!

  19. jrsmith September 2, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    With the drug comes the guns, then the turf wars all in the same place…………………………….

  20. Queenie ShaSha
    Queenie ShaSha September 2, 2017 at 2:58 pm

    And the man power they can find to cut down alll dem trees amazes me but cant find any to police town on evenings for school kids nor to solve the shootings etc

  21. Africa EmpressNyah
    Africa EmpressNyah September 2, 2017 at 3:02 pm

    Leave the trees and let them be…good god ..go and look for big heads selling guns to small boys

  22. Milli Watt September 2, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    ROUND UP………….a quality HERBICIDE!!!!!! keep it up RBPF and BDF mek dem HEAR

  23. Dennis Connell
    Dennis Connell September 2, 2017 at 3:40 pm

    Wait. .so wey them find the two million dollars worth of cocaine. ..public still waiting to hear

  24. Baz Moz
    Baz Moz September 2, 2017 at 3:55 pm

    Well done, when you gonna find the guns, one gun does more damage than 1 million cannabis plant,get your priorities right

  25. Dan Napier
    Dan Napier September 2, 2017 at 4:25 pm

    They should make marijuana legal there it’s legal in Boston Mass USA

  26. Bernard Pinder
    Bernard Pinder September 2, 2017 at 5:24 pm

    Well wanna find weed in St john an St Joseph who residence wanna find the cocaine at bet wanna can’t call a name the system unfair the rich untouchable.

  27. DE September 2, 2017 at 5:43 pm

    Thank you for letting us know where you found those marijuana plant.

    I still want to know where you found the two million dollar in cocaine.

  28. Hugh Roberta Ferguson
    Hugh Roberta Ferguson September 2, 2017 at 6:38 pm

    Just lov’n it….Now round up the SICKO bastards….

  29. Angus Benn
    Angus Benn September 2, 2017 at 8:48 pm

    That is the best thing that the police can do. I never heard that you all whole 5 guns at one time. I rather hear that you all whole 5 guns than to hear you all destroyed 1300 marijuana plants. WASTE of time .marijuana is in the bush they not shooting no body. That is God plant.

  30. Ziggy Blessed
    Ziggy Blessed September 3, 2017 at 7:34 am

    Weed+guns+idiots= murders /violence

    • Akobi Gill
      Akobi Gill September 3, 2017 at 9:16 am

      Idiots + anything = violence

  31. Chris Nikki O
    Chris Nikki O'Neal September 3, 2017 at 8:38 am

    If you think Praedial larceny is bad now wait till the all out war when Marijuana all bout the place legally but being stolen (illegally)…….not just as simple as legalise. We need a better organized legal system that actually works efficiently and effectively before jumping on that boat.

  32. Hobbs Pauline
    Hobbs Pauline September 3, 2017 at 9:08 am

    all of these plants belongs to god he create them

  33. David Alexander September 3, 2017 at 11:39 am

    Plants but, no Guns?


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