PHILIPSBURG–Customs officers on Sunday morning confiscated approximately 1,000 kilos of marijuana from a container that arrived from Jamaica. The drugs were found after a regular check on containers entering the harbour. Head of Customs Anthony Doran said, “The officers began the operation from around 5:00am and at 11:00am the discovery was made. The marijuana was packed in 16 black traveling bags.”
This is the fourth major bust for Customs in the past year and a half; a total of approximate 4440 kilos has been confiscated up to present. Police and Customs are now conducting an intense investigation. It is known for whom the container is destined for, but due to ongoing investigations no further information was released. No arrest has been made as yet.
Source: The Daily Herald Major marijuana bust leads to no arrests yet