Marijuana valued over $4m seized in police operation in St Elizabeth | Loop Jamaica

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The police seized marijuana with an estimated value of over four million during an operation on the Fullerswood main road in St Elizabeth on Monday, May 9.

Reports are that at about 4:30 pm, the police were conducting a vehicular checkpoint operation when they signaled the driver of an Isuzu motor truck to stop. The driver complied, however, he then ran from the truck and escaped into the area.

The truck was seized and later searched. Several bags of compressed ganja weighing approximately 1065 pounds were found hidden under bales of grass. The drug has an estimated street value of $4.26 million.

The police high command said the latest seizure comes on the heels of a reported uptick in anti-narcotics activity by the JCF.

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