Marijuana Eradication Efforts Prove Fruitful

Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 25, 2016 (RSCNPF): Police Officers in Division “B” scored big on Saturday (April 23) when a routine marijuana eradication patrol uncovered 450 marijuana plants under cultivation and 150 seedlings in nursery.

The early morning search conducted in hills within the Division’s area of responsibility resulted in the discovery of the plants ranging in height from one(1) to six (6) feet.

All plants and seedlings were seized by the police.

Head of the Anti- Drug Unit, Police Inspector Travis Rogers said, “I want to commend the officers of Division “B” for their supportive ongoing eradication patrols in their area, your efforts support the mission of the Anti-Drug Unit and contribute significantly to the national counter-drug agenda.” He added, “we can’t be everywhere, so it is encouraging that you to are doing your part in this effort.”

The search team was also been commended by ACP Terrance James of the Operations Directorate, their Divisional Commander Supt. Lionell Moore and Commissioner of Police Mr. Ian Queeley.

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