$7M Ganja Haul in Drax Hall

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Police seized 1,700 pounds of ganja valued at seven million dollars in St Ann, Wednesday (Sept 21).

According to the police, operatives attached to the Narcotics Division seized one Go-fast 30-ft boat, laden with ganja off the coast of Drax Hall on Wednesday.

Reports are that about 10:00 a.m., the Narcotics and Marine Police at sea carried out an operation in the Drax Hall area where the search of a boat yielded thirty-eight knitted bags containing ganja. The drug weighed approximately 1,700 pounds and had an estimated value of J$7 million.

The boat, two 250-horse power engines, gallons of petrol, items of food, and other equipment used at sea were also seized.

No one was arrested in connection with the seizure.

Investigations continue.

Police seized 1,700 pounds of ganja valued at seven million dollars in St Ann, Wednesday (Sept 21).

According to the police, operatives attached to the Narcotics Division seized one Go-fast 30-ft boat, laden with ganja off the coast of Drax Hall on Wednesday.

Reports are that about 10:00 a.m., the Narcotics and Marine Police at sea carried out an operation in the Drax Hall area where the search of a boat yielded thirty-eight knitted bags containing ganja. The drug weighed approximately 1,700 pounds and had an estimated value of J$7 million.

The boat, two 250-horse power engines, gallons of petrol, items of food, and other equipment used at sea were also seized.

No one was arrested in connection with the seizure.

Investigations continue.