Authorities in Saint Lucia made a ‘significant’ drug bust on Friday 31st March 2017, reliable sources have revealed.
According to information obtained by the Times, a joint operation involving Police and Customs authorities resulted in the recovery of 40 rectangular blocks of cannabis in a container on the Castries docks.
The Times was informed that the cannabis had a total weight of over 36 kilos and a street value of nearly a quarter of a million dollars.
The container in which the cannabis was found was reportedly consigned to a locally registered commercial enterprise.
It is reported that the drug operation spanned one week during which containerized cargo arriving in Saint Lucia was examined.