More than 90lbs of drugs seized at the airport

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ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Jul 14 2017 – More than 90 pounds of cannabis was seized at V.C. Bird International Airport Thursday night, by members of the Narcotics Department and Customs K-9 Unit.

The officers were on duty at the airport conducting one of their routine checks, when the dog indicated on two cardboard boxes, coming out of Jamaica on Caribbean Airlines Flight #459.

Both boxes were searched and 26 packages of cannabis wrapped in saran plastic were found inside.

The packages weighed a total of 91 ½ pounds with an estimated street value of $366,000. The substance was seized and taken to Police Headquarters pending further investigations. No arrest has yet been made.

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