Police find 26.7kg of cocaine in shipment from Suriname

Friday, November 17, 2017

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Narcotics detectives, working with their counterparts at the Contraband Enforcement Team (CET) of Jamaica Customs, seized 30 million dollars' worth of cocaine at a wharf in Kingston yesterday.

Reports are that about 8:40 pm, members of the CET were conducting operations at the facility during which they searched a refrigerated container and found 24 rectangular parcels, each containing cocaine.

The narcotics police were contacted and the drug, which weighs 26.7 kilograms, was processed and secured. The investigation so far has revealed that the container arrived in the island earlier the same day from Suriname.

No one was arrested in relation to this seizure.

The investigation continues.




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