Man in Custody After Drug Bust

(ZIZ News) — A significant quantity of compressed marijuana and a semi- automatic pistol with a magazine of 19 rounds of ammunition were seized by local police on Tuesday.

According to a release from the Press and Public Relations Office of the Federation’s Police Force, a resident of Sandy Point is in custody assisting with the ongoing investigation.

The drugs weighed 6.1 pounds, which is estimated at a wholesale value of EC$56,060 and a street value of EC$168,180.

Tuesday’s operation was carried out by members of the Special Services Unit, the Drug Squad, Special Investigations Unit and Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise Department.

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