The drug squad of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (CDPF) has seized a quantity of cocaine amounting to over EC$8 million in Petite Soufriere on Saturday 4th, November 2023 .
Inspector of Police Fixton Henderson made the disclosure during a report this week.
According to Henderson, at about 7:18pm on the said date, the drug squad of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force found and seized 10 bales of cocaine which were hidden in the bushes in an area at Petite Soufriere.
“Each bale contained 25 bricks of cocaine with a total weight of 300 kilograms or 660 lbs,” Henderson revealed.
He said the cocaine has a street value of 8 million, one hundred thousand Eastern Caribbean dollars.
Investigations are ongoing.