Cocaine arrest for St Lucia man in Jamaica

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Police have arrested a St Lucian following the seizure of one pound of cocaine at the Falmouth Pier in Trelawny yesterday, reports the Jamaica Observer.

The drug has an estimated street value of JM$625 million, police have said.

It is understood that at about 4.30 pm, security checks were being conducted on passengers and crew returning to a cruise ship when the man was searched and illicit drugs were found in his possession.

He was subsequently arrested and taken to a police station.

His identity being withheld pending further investigations, the police disclosed.


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