Police seize 1000 pounds of ganja in Westmoreland

Friday, June 22, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police have reported the seizure of over 1000 pounds of ganja along the Beeston Spring Road in Westmoreland on Tuesday.

Reports are that about 11:10 pm lawmen were conducting a spot check when a motor vehicle was signalled to stop. The driver complied and the vehicle was searched. During the search 21 knitted bags of compressed ganja valued at $500,000 were found, the police said.

he motor vehicle was seized and the men arrested and charged.

Charged are 44-year-old Audley Gayle, a farmer and 25-year-old Craig Brown, an auto-mechanic, both ofNew Savanna district in St Elizabeth.

They have been charged with breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act and are scheduled to appear in the Savanna-la-Mar Parish Court on Tuesday, June 26.

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