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Police Release Statement on Arrest and Investigation into Massive Drug Seizure

Units of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force conducted an operation on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, during which time, a search of a sealed goods container was initiated. The container was housed within the enclosed premises of a business in the north of the island.

The assistance of partner agencies, including the Customs and Excise Department was sought, resulting in the recovery of a substantial quantity of suspected compressed cannabis. The contents are currently being processed by law enforcement officials. A full assessment of the weight of the contents was not completed at press time.

No one has been arrested to date, but a comprehensive investigation has been launched into the matter.

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