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(ANTIGUA OBSERVER) – The police seized over seven pounds of marijuana at V.C. Bird International Airport yesterday. It is the fourth drug bust at the airport in recent days.
Officers attached to the Narcotics Department and K-9 Unit were conducting one of their routine inspections at Customs Bonded Warehouse, when one of the K-9 dogs detected 11 packages of cannabis hidden in a bedsheet set.
The substance weighed a total of seven and three-quarter pounds and carries an estimated wholesale value of $31,000. The illegal drugs were taken to Police Headquarters pending further investigations.