12 pounds of cocaine have been seized at the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston on Monday and a major investigation is underway by lawmen there.
According to reports from Jamaica, at about 7:00 a.m., “anomalies were detected on a suitcase destined for the United States of America during routine security checks”.
The drugs were then retrieved when a search of the luggage was conducted. It has a treat value of USD 600 000.
One man was apprehended in the Kingston 6 area following a manhunt by police.
“He was arrested for reasonable suspicion of breaches of the Dangerous Drug Act; however, his identity is being withheld pending further investigations,” according to reports.