Bahamas: Police In Andros Destroy 90,000 Marijuana Plants
POLICE destroyed more than 90,000 marijuana plants found in eight fields in Andros in two separate incidents last week.
#The drugs were discovered as a result of a joint operation involving the Drug Enforcement Unit, the US Drug Enforcement Agency and officers from the North Andros district.
#In the first incident, police said shortly before 7am on Thursday, OPBAT (Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos) officers, while on air patrol over San Andros, North Andros, uncovered four marijuana fields.
#With the assistance of Andros Division officers, they uprooted a total of 9,700 marijuana plants ranging from 6” to 3’ in height, before destroying the fields with fire.
#Hours later, shortly after 8am on Friday, officers from Andros, the DEU and DEA, went to a bushy area in San Andros, North Andros where they uncovered four more marijuana fields and uprooted a total of 84,810 marijuana plants.
#These fields were later also destroyed by fire.
#Police also seized 100 lbs of suspected marijuana off a boat which arrived at Potter’s Cay Dock from Exuma on Friday.