On Monday, 14th January 2019, the Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP) with assistance from other Law Enforcement partners conducted an operation in the Cedar Grove area which led to the discovery of a barrel containing Compressed Cannabis.
The Cannabis was concealed inside several boxes of detergent that were hidden among food items. Additionally, upon executing a search warrant, portions of Cannabis were also discovered in an apartment situated in the complex as well as an area immediately outside of the said apartment.
The combined weight of the Cannabis recovered totaled 14.69lbs which carries an estimated wholesale value of Fifty-Eight Thousand, Seven Hundred and Sixty EC Dollars (ECD$58, 760.00).
Two female occupants were detained in connection with the seizure. One of the females, Chanel Jeniene ABBOTT has been charged with Possession of 1 lb 14 ounces of Cannabis and Possession with Intent to Transfer for the same amount, and is expected to be arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court to answer to the charges. Investigations are ongoing.