Jamaica Crime News, St Elizabeth: The Narcotics Police on Thursday, May 3, seized ganja weighing over one hundred and thirty (130) pounds in the parish of St Elizabeth and arrested four men in connection with the seizure.
The Lacovia police have reported that the men have not yet been charged, so they are unable to release the identities of the accused at this time.
Reports are that on Thursday afternoon, members of the Narcotics Division carried out an operation along a section of the Lacovia main road in St Elizabeth.
During the operation, they intercepted a motor car with two men on board. While being questioned, the police noticed that the men were acting in a suspicious manner and they were detained.
Minutes later, another vehicle which is believed was being piloted by the first vehicle was also intercepted by the lawmen.
A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of 14 black plastic bags containing loose ganja, weighing approximately 130 pounds.
Two other men who were also traveling in the second vehicle were also taken into custody and are waiting to be charged.
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By Henry Bucknor