Jamaica: $4.5 Million Worth Of Cocaine Seized In Corporate Area, Three Arrested

The police are reporting that three men were taken into custody by Narcotics personnel following the seizure of cocaine worth millions of dollars in multiple operations in the Corporate Area on Saturday, December 05.

It is reported that about 8:15 a.m., detectives were conducting an anti-narcotics operation at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston when they accosted a 27-year-old construction worker who checked in to board a flight to Barbados.

According to the police, during a search of his luggage, cocaine weighing approximately five kilogrammes were found concealed inside the bag.

The police say intensive investigations led to other Corporate Area locations where an additional three kilogrammes of cocaine were also seized.

A licensed firearm was also recovered and two more men arrested, according to the police.


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