The Police are reporting that since the start of the year, more than 17 Million Dollars worth of ganja and over one billion dollars worth of cocaine has been seized in operations across the island, targeting drug trafficking activities.
More than 100 persons, including six foreign nationals, have been arrested since the start of the year for involvement in these illicit activities.
In the latest operation on Saturday, May 29 in Robin’s Bay, Portland, the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Coast Guard seized a thirty-foot boat and over eight hundred pounds of compressed ganja following an operation at sea.
The estimated street value of the drug is over Three Million Dollars.
Police say 183 cases have been brought before the court by investigators from the Narcotics Division since the start of the year.