Two days ago, on Thursday, 5th April, 2012, a 22 year old woman was observed by plain clothes officers from the Delta Squad, to be acting suspiciously. The woman, Hilisha Leader, was eventually approached and found to have been carrying a quantity of marijuana.
Leader was at the time awaiting her ferry to Nevis, and was travelling with a male juvenile and an infant.
Police say the compressed marijuana has a street value of $60,000 was found in the possession of Leader and her juvenile accomplice.
A secondary search disclosed another $15,000 worth of Marijuana, bringing the total value of Marijuana seized during this arrest to $75,000. Both persons were charged with possession of Cannabis and possession of Cannabis with intent to supply another.
This seizure reflects the continued vigilance of the police in implementing its strategies to fight all forms of criminal activity.