On Friday, 14 February, RCIPS officers, with the assistance of officers from the Department of Agriculture, conducted searches at three locations in the district of West Bay, under the Misuse of Drugs Law. As a result, three persons were arrested on suspicion of drug offenses.
A quantity of cash totaling over $4,000CI and suspected to be proceeds of drug activity, was found at one location and seized by officers under the Proceeds of Crime Law. A quantity of suspected ganja, suspected cocaine, and drug utensils were also found at the location. One man, age 41 of West Bay, was arrested on suspicion of possession of ganja with intent to supply and possession of cocaine with intent to supply. A second man, age 64 of West Bay, was arrested on suspicion of consumption of a controlled drug and possession of a drug utensil.
Further quantities of suspected ganja were found at the other two locations, and another man, age 28 of West Bay, was arrested on suspicion of consumption of ganja.
They have been granted bail as investigations continue.