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Cocaine worth $150m seized on Bay Farm Road

Monday, September 18, 2017

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ST ANDREW, Jamaica — Two men have been arrested following the seizure of 261 pounds of cocaine, with an estimated value of over $150 million, during an operation on Bay Farm Road in St Andrew, yesterday, the police say.

Reports from the Narcotics Police are that about 7:40 pm lawmen were in the area when they intercepted a Honda CRV and a Honda Civic motorcar.

Both vehicles and the drivers were searched and, according to the police, 95 rectangular shaped parcels were discovered on the back seat of the Honda CRV. The parcels were found to contain cocaine.

The police said the identities of the men are being withheld pending further investigations.

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