Three in custody in massive drug find

Three men are in police custody assisting them in the investigation of the discovery of 28 kilograms of cocaine in a 20-foot container at Woodbridge Bay Port, which was loaded with agricultural produce for the region.

According to reports, the drug squad, acting on a tip-off went to the port on Wednesday and searched the container where the illegal substance was discovered.

The container, belonging to a business man, was seized.

He, along with two members of his staff, are in custody assisting with the investigations.

The cocaine is said to be worth millions of dollars.

DNO will publish further information on this matter as it comes available.

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26 Comments

  1. Dominican Beauty
    February 20, 2017

    So why didn’t they do the same with the tip off for the guns?????
    It would have been great to make arrests in the two cases of guns coming in to Dominica in barrels.

  2. Facts
    February 20, 2017
  3. cry baby
    February 19, 2017

    Bail set as usual. Next court appearance won’t be until almost all the evidence is lost or mishandled. Oh Dominica, I pain for you. These men should be put out of the society which they seek to destroy for their own selfish gain. There is no tough law against illegal drugs in Dominica. :twisted:

  4. Beff La LajereWhrn
    February 19, 2017

    A a a what happen everybody is scared. Greedy he greedy poor Haitians.

  5. Londonn
    February 19, 2017

    Why would they let the public know that they found out through a tip off. Those guys will most likely know who ‘snitched’.

  6. February 18, 2017

    Cocaine can alter the personality. In a small Canadian town where I preached at a church for about a year there was a successful business man – a millionaire – who was a pillar in his community and highly thought of. He began hanging out in bars and using cocaine. This man who was thought to have a good marriage began a string of affairs. He hired a hit man to murder his wife. He was convicted and died in prison.

    If there was no demand there would be no supply. Dealers are selling drugs because people want drugs. Then as they buy they entice others to use and the demand increases. All this is because of the emptiness of the human heart. People crave the sensual pleasure of the high.

    What they need is to get saved. The greatest defence against the drug trade is the gospel of Jesus Christ. He saves, heals, and delivers those who call upon Him.

    I point you to a hill called Mt. Calvary, and an old rugged cross.

    Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill.

  7. We Like It So
    February 18, 2017

    hmmm is it a uwp business man? well since is workers that causing all the trouble in the land that cocaine must belong to one of their kind… we labourites are clean and pure :lol: :lol: :lol:

  8. February 18, 2017

    Dominica is going to hell ,Drugs political corruption, tropical storms ,we are coming like Haiti now.

  9. Engineer
    February 18, 2017

    Awesome job guys. Great tip from that good patriot. Seize the container and short down the business and ensure all involved are charged. Keep up the good work.

  10. JJ
    February 18, 2017

    Wonder who it is .. :) I am waiting

  11. February 17, 2017

    What more , when nothing real is there to be done . The kids still have to eat the bills have to pay . The place to lay your head has to be built. Poor cry asking the world why.k

  12. February 17, 2017

    Marijuana and cocaine :!:

    Again we find them together like a horse and a carriage.

    Marijuana is part of the drug trade. A person who will sell marijuana is likely to also sell cocaine. Marijuana is part of his marketing strategy. Young people will start with marijuana and eventually try cocaine. Dealers will stock both marijuana and cocaine. Buyers will go to the same place for both.

    Known drug dealers who sell marijuana and cocaine may also sell heroine. Frequently they will sell guns.
    What I am saying is marijuana belongs in the mix. It is associated with crime and illegal dealings. The police should go after the marijuana dealers just as they go after those who sell cocaine and heroine and of course they do in Dominica because thank God the weed is still illegal in Dominica.

    Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill.

  13. OLI
    February 17, 2017

    Hhmmm!!! I wonder who is that businessman?

  14. Fun&Frolic
    February 17, 2017

    Howzat!! Great catch! Now let’s see if we can wrap up those big shot drug dealers innings with a few more of those well-placed bouncers.

  15. Anansi
    February 17, 2017

    Now that’s some real police work, not that Gestapo bs that’s happening these days. Kudos to the real policemen and women out there. Continue working to make Dominica safer and don’t let poiitics distract you from your job.

  16. an
    February 17, 2017

    hmmm

  17. MILLIONS
    February 17, 2017

    Really millions of dollars
    so much millions no figures before it

  18. Just Me
    February 17, 2017

    Ok 8-O

  19. The Eel
    February 17, 2017

    My prayers have been answered. I asked for two months and it came sooner. Do you still want PM to go?Zandoli you were not far off.dods bite your tongue now.Skerrit the world number one leader. The result and the reason for the march. Has been unfold all we are missing is the reason for the Mari got man missing at sea.DO you still want pm to go. Labour we shall not be moved.

  20. Reasoning
    February 17, 2017

    Drug dealers deserve the death penalty!!!

  21. February 17, 2017

    28 kilograms of cocaine said to be worth millions of dollars, and three men in custody is an accomplishment. To get the dope out of circulation is cause to be thankful. Now to get a conviction would be worth celebrating.

    Just confiscating the drugs is a setback to this illicit business. We applaud the police as they push ever forward in this ugly war that threatens communities and young people. This is cocaine that probably will not hit the streets, school yards, or bars.

    Those who use the evil substance or make money off it criticise the police by saying they should be spending their time investigating murders and disappearances. They do not understanding that these are not the same departments but a different type of policing.

    Officers keep up the good work! Knowledgeable people are cheering for you .

    Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill.

  22. Joeblo
    February 17, 2017

    A drug business man?

    • February 20, 2017

      Not at all. It was a very respectable high end business serving the community well.

      This happened in Canada not Dominica. It did not involve Dominicans. (In case you have not heard we (Canadians) are currently having a massive drug epidemic with hundreds and hundreds of OD deaths weekly.)

      I will not disclose the name because this was many years ago. The family should be allowed to heal if that is possible. I do not want people calling them or visiting.

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. (Diploma in Drug Studies)

  23. anonymous2
    February 17, 2017

    No disclosure of who the businessman is huh? I guess they have to wait depending on the politics until Skerrit comes back.

    • February 21, 2017

      It is doubtful if your P.M. ever heard of this case since it happened in Canada.

      People are entitled to their political likes and dislikes. But Dominicans have a real problem wanting to bring their P.M. into everything. They blame him every time it rains on their picnic. I can not find this is the DSM but it must be a mental illness.

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill.

  24. papa
    February 17, 2017

    Good job that would destroy our kids

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