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January 15, 2014
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11 arrested in Westmoreland drug bust

The police say 11 persons, including five Costa Ricans, were arrested in the community of Big Bridge in Westmoreland on Tuesday.

They were held by members of the Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division.

41 bags of ganja

The police report that shortly after midnight, they carried out an intelligence-led operation in Big Bridge when they spotted a bus, a car, and a boat.

During a search, 41 bags containing marijuana as well as a nine-millimetre pistol were found. The boat, which is believed to have originated from Costa Rica, was laden with 18 drums of petrol.

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