Police say they have seized one hundred and forty-one rounds of ammunition; three firearms and thirty-seven pounds of Cannabis were seized at the Deep-Water Harbour on Tuesday.
According to a press statement released on Wednesday morning, the Police and Customs conducted a joint operation at the main seaport and discovered the illegal items concealed inside two separate shipments.
“One barrel contained Two 9mm Pistols and 114 rounds of 9mm ammunition; One .380 pistol with 5 rounds of .380 ammunition; One .22 pistol with 22 rounds of .22 ammunition, and 17 vacuum-sealed packages of the controlled drugs cannabis weighed 17 pounds. Another 20 pounds of cannabis were also found inside another barrel concealed in vacuum-sealed packages. The substances carry a combined total of EC$ 262,000,” the statement said.
The items were seized and taken to the police station. Two men were taken into custody, following the seizure; however, they were subsequently released pending further investigations.