Jamaica Soldiers Seize 2000 Pounds Of Suspected Cocaine – St. Lucia Times

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On Monday, Jamaica soldiers stopped a vessel carrying 2000 pounds of suspected cocaine, the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) said.

“Members of the Maritime Air and Cyber Command of the Jamaica Defence Force intercepted a vessel transporting nineteen large and carefully prepared bales,” the JDF tweeted.

The army said the cargo originated in South America.

Three Jamaicans on board the go-fast boat in Jamaica’s territorial waters were in custody.

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The confiscated cargo has an estimated value street value of J$1.1 billion.

Headline photo from Jamaica Defence Force.

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