Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Three arrested after drug canoe found onshore in Prospect Point

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Just after 12:00 am this morning, Friday, 28 June, officers on patrol noted suspicious activity onshore in Prospect Point.  Two men were observed in the vicinity of a beached white canoe with several bags scattered onshore.  The men were detained and a search of the area was conducted, during which several parcels containing what appeared to be ganja were found.

Other officers responding to the area noted a suspicious vehicle nearby and stopped the driver. Further enquiries led to all three men being arrested on suspicion of importation of ganja.  Two of the men, ages 37 and 39, are from Bodden Town, and a third man, age 25, is from Jamaica.  The Jamaican national was also arrested for Illegal Landing.

All men are currently in Police custody while enquiries continue.

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