Saturday 17 August, 2019

PHOTOS: Three arrested during drug seizure in Pegwell, Christ Church

Photos of the seized drugs taken by the Royal Barbados Police Force.

Photos of the seized drugs taken by the Royal Barbados Police Force.

Police complete a major drug bust in Christ Church and took persons into custody today, Wednesday, April 19. 

According to the police press release, police from the SCATS - Suppressing Criminal Activity Targeting Society Unit conducted an Operation at Pegwell, Christ Church. The operation targeted areas suspected to be locations for the cultivation of cannabis.

Pegwell drug bust in Barbados

During the operation, 308 cannabis plants ranging from seedlings to three-feet in height weighing 5.5 pounds with an estimated street value of BBD$11,000.00 were recovered from a residence in the area. In addition a quantity of cocaine weighting 10.30 grams with an estimated street value of BBD$501.50 was also discovered inside the residence and taken into police custody.

Three persons found at the residence were also taken into police custody and are currently assisting with investigations into this discovery.

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