One Dominican and a Vincentian are in police custody following a major drug bust which took place south of Dominica on Wednesday.
Some 678 pounds of alleged cannabis and 6 pounds of alleged hashish were seized during the bust.
According to police PRO, Inspector John Carbon, the illegal substances were discovered around 8:00 am on Wednesday (April 16) during anti-drug operations conducted by members of the Drug Squad and Coast Guard.
During the operation an open keel boat, named ‘Slick’ with registration number J7-178-PMH and powered by a 75 and a 85 horse power engine, was also seized.
The drugs have a street value of $680,000.
The two men are being questioned by the police as investigations into the matter continue.