The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force destroyed a quantity of illicit drugs On Thursday July 30th 2015 with a street value of EC$25, 730, 400.00.
The exercise took place at Rabacca at 10:45 a.m.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Reynold Hadaway, said the illicit drugs are for the period January 2010 to July 2015 that were collected from matters that were disposed of by the courts. He explained that they were seized by various stations, units, and the Royal St.Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force Coast Guard. Some were interdicted at sea from joint sea operations by the Narcotics Unit, the Rapid Response Unit and the Coast Guard.
Most of the illegal drugs were seized on land.
According to Hadaway, 12, 194.80 pounds of cannabis or 5, 188, 279 grams with a street value of EC$18, 292, 200.00 were destroyed along with 228 grams of cannabis plants (street value EC$5,000.00).
130.7 pounds of cocaine (59, 341 grams) with a street value of EC$7, 432, 450.00 was also destroyed.
The Police also destroyed 50 grams of cocaine rocks with a street value of EC$750.00.