|Police conducts 2nd illegal drug burn
April 13, 2017
The Anti-Drug Unit/Special Services Unit, on Wednesday (April 12th), conducted its’ 2nd drug burn for the year, which resulted in the destruction of a large quantity of marijuana.
The burn at a secured location saw the destruction of over 8,000 marijuana plants seized, during Operations and Patrols over the last months.
Inspector (Ag) Reynold Myers, as he monitored the raging fire being tended by officers of the SSU said, "The last one, we did just over 2000 plants."
In addition, he stated that searches will continue to be conducted and once drugs have been uncovered, they will be uprooted, seized and burned.
The Police’s ongoing Counter Drug activities are supported by the St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force (SKNDF) and Her Majesty's Customs and Excise Department.