Cops Seize Shipment Of Cocaine Worth Over $24m At Port

Cocaine valuing more than $24 million was seized at the Port of Kingston on Friday, but no arrest has been made in conjunction with the find.

Reports are that members of the Jamaica Customs Contraband Enforcement Team (CET) and officers from the Narcotics Division of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) seized a shipment of cocaine with an estimated street value of $24,167,000 at the Port of Kingston.

According to Jamaica Customs, the team, while conducting routine operations, was alerted to a container that arose their suspicion. A further examination of the container led to the discovery of 15 rectangular packages with white powdery substance, which is believed to be cocaine.

The matter is currently being investigated by the Border Protection Division of the Jamaica Customs Agency and the police.

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