The Narcotics police are reporting that it has seized over $1-billion worth of cocaine, and over $17-million in Ganja, since the start of the year.
The Narcotics Division also reported that it has arrested over 100 persons in connection with these seizures, which includes 6 foreign nationals.
So far, approximately 14,678 kilograms of ganja, with an estimated street value of over $17,613,669.00 has been seized
Cocaine weighing 248.948 kilograms, and estimated at$1,846,245,668.12 have also been seized.
The latest seizure occurred at Robin Bay, in Portland, on Saturday, May 29, when the JDF Coast Guards intercepted a 30-foot vessel, and found it to be transporting 800 pounds of compressed Ganja.
The estimated street value of that seizure is said to be approximately $3-million dollars.
One-hundred and eighty-three cases have been brought before the court, with 56 of the cases already been disposed of, and convictions have been made in 53 of these cases.