On Tuesday, 9 August, officers conducted a proactive operation in the Bodden Town district under the Misuse of Drugs Act. During the operation, three separate premises were searched and over 300lbs of suspected ganja, along with drug utensils and a large quantity of cash, were recovered.
As a result, five persons: four men ages 28, 35, 37 and 39, of Bodden Town, and a woman age 25 of Bodden Town, were arrested on drug offenses.
The men, ages 28, 37 and 39 have since been formally charged with Possession of Ganja and Possession of Ganja with Intent to Supply. The 35-year-old man has been charged with Possession of Ganja.
They appeared in court on 12 August.
The 25-year-old woman has been granted bail as investigations continue.