Four in custody for cannabis, $2.4M in cocaine

Four persons including a minor were on Saturday arrested for the possession of 2.292kg of cocaine and 64 grams of cannabis. Among the persons in custody is 55-year-old Keith King who was charged in the case where cocaine was found in a shipment of Lumber in 2013.

The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) in a statement on Sunday noted that officers conducted an operation at a residence in Bel Air Avenue, Lamaha Gardens which resulted in the discovery of two parcels of cocaine and a quantity of cannabis.

The others arrested were 49-year-old Dexter Stewart, 33-year-old Altheann Lyte and an underaged male. They were escorted to CANU Headquarters along with the narcotics. The cocaine has a street value of $2.4M.

All of the suspects are presently in custody pending further investigations.