A press statement from the police, reported that in a stop and search operation on the 19th June 2012, Rajan Ferdinand of Lower Monkey Hill and Shakeem Parris of Shadwell were searched and large amount of Cannabis, a fire arm and ammunition were found in their possession.
It also said that a warrant was executed to search the premises of Rajan Ferdinand and Shakeem Parris, where additional large amounts of Cannabis were found on the premises. Rajan and Shakeem were arrested and charged with possession of cannabis, possession of cannabis with intent to supply, possession of fire arm and ammunition.
The quantity of Cannabis said to be found had an estimated street value of $210,000.00.
The Drug Unit also uprooted a total of 437 Cannabis plants in Milliken area on 19th June 2012 and taken under police custody. The plants ranged from 2 feet to 15 feet in height. The estimated street value of Cannabis found is EC$262,200.00.